Ariel K. Moniz (she/her) is a queer Black poetess, editor, and Hawaii local currently living abroad. She is a co-founder of The Hyacinth Review, and has served as a poetry reader for The Lumiere Review as well as the social media manager for Liminal Transit Review. She is the winner of the 2016 Droste Poetry Award and a Best of the Net nominee. Her writing has found homes with Blood Bath Literary Zine, Sledgehammer Literary Journal, Black Cat Magazine, and Sunday Mornings at the River Press, among others. She holds a B.A in English from the University of Hawaii at Hilo, where she once served as the editor-in-chief of Kanilehua Art & Literary Magazine. You can find her here on the blog, at any of the social media channels linked below, or meandering the coastline somewhere and staring out to sea.
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