Soma Mei Sheng Frazier is the author of Salve (Nomadic Press) and Collateral Damage: A Triptych (RopeWalk Press), which have earned praise from Nikki Giovanni and others. Her writing has placed in literary competitions offered by HBO, Zoetrope: All-Story and more. She has also recently published work in Glimmer Train and ZYZZYVA. She serves as a 2017 San Francisco Library Laureate and is the founding editor of