Heather Nagami’s first book, Hostile, will be published by Chax Press in October 2005. Her poems have appeared in Antennae, Rattle, and Xcp (Cross-Cultural Poetics). Heather received a B.A. in Literature/Creative Writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and an M.F.A. at University of Arizona, where she also taught poetry and edited Sonora Review. With her fiancé, Bryan, she runs overhere press, a small press that publishes hand-bound chapbooks with an emphasis on poets of color and other underrepresented peoples.