ELLEN KOMBIYIL is the author of the full-length poetry collection Histories of the Future Perfect (2015) and a micro chapbook avalanche tunnel (2016, Ryga). New work from her manuscript-in-progress, Love as Invasive Species, is forthcoming in Boston Review, The Fiddlehead, The National Poetry Review, Prelude and Tinderbox. She has read, performed or taught workshops at Split This Rock, the Prakriti Poetry Festival in Chennai, the Raedleaf Poetry Awards in Hyderabad, and Lekhana in Bangalore, India. She is a co-Founder of The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective, a mentorship-model poetry press publishing emerging voices from India and the diaspora. She currently lives in New York City and can be found at http://www.ellenkom.com.