Jenny Tran: dear friend. Book cover art designer.

Edward Pérez: inspirational musician. Younger brother.

CantoMundo: familia

The Lighthouse Writers: if you are in Denver, get thee to The Lighthouse.

Jack Straw Writers Program: if you are in Seattle, get thee to Jack Straw.

Center for Literary Publishing: home of House of Sugar, House of Stone

Finishing Line Press: home of Backyard Migration Route