Carolina Hospital is the author of The Child of Exile: a Poetry Memoir; the novel A Little Love, under the pen name C. C. Medina; and No Excuses! A Brief Survival Guide to Freshman Composition. She edited Los Atrevidos: Cuban American Writers and A Century of Cuban Writers in Florida. She also co-translated the poetry collection by Tania Díaz Castro, Everyone will Have to Listen, and participated with 13 South Florida authors in the New York Times’ best-selling novel Naked Came the Manatee. Her work has appeared in numerous national publications, such as the Norton Anthology of Latino Literature; Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Occupy the Workplace; Bedford/St. Martin’s Florida Literature, and Longman’s Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing. She teaches at Miami Dade College, where she has been awarded three Endowed Teaching Chairs. Hospital’s latest collection of poetry, Key West Nights and Other Aftershocks (Anhinga Press) is a haunting, intimate journey through a landscape of loss and redemption.