T.E. Tomaino is a poet and teacher from Asbury Park, NJ. In January 2017, she received her MFA in Creative Writing, with a focus in Poetry, from Sierra Nevada College in Lake Tahoe, NV. She is also the former Poetry Editor for the Sierra Nevada Review and is currently the Poetry Editor for Tilde Journal, an imprint of Thirty West. T.E.'s work has previously appeared in Driftwood, Rabbit Catastrophe Review, and others. When not busy grading essays, T.E. can be found hiking, playing video games, or cosplaying. She is currently studying the Japanese language and hopes to one day become a translator of Japanese creative writing.