Lila Romero holds a master’s degree in communication studies from Purdue University. She uses poetry to honor the truth of life experiences and the resiliency of human spirit. As an emerging creative writer, her poetry and nonfiction can be found in Yellow Chair Review and Elephant Journal. Her poem, “The Flavors of Afghan Food” was selected in the Rock the Chair Poetry Challenge. Lila was born in Guatemala and resides in Southern California with her husband, two sons, and a couple of miniature doxies that run the place.