Xoaquima Díaz is a fiction and creative nonfiction writer from Puerto Rico. A former journalist, she is currently an adjunct professor of English at Miami Dade College. Xoaquima received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Antioch University and served as a Contributing Editor for StoryQuarterly. She has attended the VONA Writers’ Workshop, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and was awarded a residency at Hedgebrook. She is currently working on a memoir about surviving a plane crash. Please click on the links to see some of her published pieces.me and llama