Colette Parris is a Caribbean-American recovering attorney who returned to her literary roots during the pandemic. Her fiction can be found in Cleaver Magazine, Streetlight Magazine, Lunch Ticket, and other journals, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize as well as Best Microfiction. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Michigan Quarterly Review, The Healing Muse, BigCityLit, Thin Air Magazine, and elsewhere. She lives in Westchester County, New York. Find her on Twitter @colettepjd.