Mia Avramut is a Romanian-American physician who worked in laboratories and autopsy rooms from Pittsburgh to San Francisco. She served as an associate poetry editor for Connotation Press- an Online Artifact, and interviewed authors for Scissors and Spackle. At present, she is interviewer extraordinaire for Emerge Literary Journal Publications. Her poetry and prose have recently appeared in Thrice Fiction, Conclave: a Journal of Character, The Bookends Review, Santa Fe Literary Review, Menacing Hedge, Otoliths,Paper Nautilus, Escape into Life, and several anthologies. She lives in Essen, Germany.