Aaron Caycedo-Kimura is a writer, painter, and cartoonist. He is the author of Ubasute, which won the 2020 Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Competition, and the forthcoming full-length collection Common Grace (Beacon Press, 2022). His poetry has appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Poet Lore, DMQ Review, Tule Review, Louisiana Literature, The Night Heron Barks, and elsewhere. Aaron earned his MFA in creative writing from Boston University and is a recipient of a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry. He is also the author and illustrator of Text, Don’t Call: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life (TarcherPerigee, 2017).