Katia D. Ulysse is a fiction writer, born in Haiti. Her short stories, essays, and Pushcart Prize–nominated poetry appear in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including: The Caribbean Writer, Smartish Pace, The Butterfly’s Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States, and more. Drifting, a collection of short stories, drew high praise from literary critics. Mouths Don’t Speak is her latest novel. She has taught in Baltimore public schools for thirteen years, and served as Goucher College’s Spring 2017 Kratz Writer in Residence.