Maria S. Picone—수영—(she/her/hers) has three forthcoming chapbooks, Anti Asian Bias (Game Over Books), Adoptee Song (Game Over Books), and Propulsion (Conium). Maria is the recipient of an Emerging Artist Grant from the South Carolina Arts Commission. She won Cream City Review’s Summer 2020 Poetry Prize and Salamander’s Louisa Solano Memorial Emerging Poet Award. Her work has been supported by Lighthouse Writers, GrubStreet, VONA, Kenyon Review, The Watering Hole, Tin House, and Juniper. She attended a residency at Hambidge in 2022 as a Leadership in the Arts Distinguished Fellow. She is the managing editor of Chestnut Review and edits at Uncharted Mag, Foglifter, and The Seventh Wave. Maria was selected for Best Small Fictions 2021. She holds MFA in fiction from Goddard College and degrees from Princeton, Rice, and Western New Mexico University. She is an alumna of GrubStreet’s Novel Generator and is working on her first novel and a poetry collection.