Nicole Hospital-Medina earned her MFA at the University of Miami where she is now a professor who instructs writing. Her poems can be read in the anthology, Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence, as well as in CURA: A Journal of Art and Action, The Miami Herald, Linden Lane Magazine, Paper Nautilus, Blunderbuss Magazine, The Acentos Review and more. She authors and designs productiveprofessor.wordpress.com, pinkcurlers.com and starfishstamps.tumblr.com. Nicole, teacher, Floridian, surfer, sailor, artist and environmentalist, ventures to write. She is a poet-activist.