Gabriela Gonzales is a Nashville-based writer who writes about the beautiful tragedy of human communication. She won first place for fiction in the Sandra Hutchins’ Humanities Symposium Writing Awards in 2016, 2017, and 2018 and her work has been featured in Belmont Literary Journal, Awakened Voices Literary Magazine, formercactus, and Synaesthesia Magazine. She has poetry forthcoming in Waxing and Waning. Gabriela really appreciates giraffes, the oxford comma, and babies dressed like hipsters.