Lillian Sickler is a poet enrolled as an undergraduate at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst majoring in comparative literature. Writing poems since high school, she has been fortunate enough to study under the likes of Aracelis Girmay, Martin Espada, and Marilyn Chin in college. Lillian’s poems ‘Stars’ and ‘A Tributary’ were published by Words Dance Publishing in 2016 and two other poems ‘when her parents found out’ and ‘scenes from bluebonnet diner’ were published Fall 2017 in Asterism, a literary journal at Ohio State University. She is currently working on her first book of poetry.