Sandra Rivers-Gill is an award-winning writer, performer and playwright living in Toledo, Ohio. She has been a featured poet around Toledo and in Dayton, Ohio. Her poetry has appeared in or is forthcoming in Flights Literary Magazine, Mock Turtle Zine, Youngstown Lit Anthology, SHE CHRONICLES, Common Threads and other publications. She is the editor of poetry chapbook, Dopeless Hope Fiends and is a recipient of a Toledo Arts Commission Accelerated Grant. Sandra is a poetry instructor at Naomi Inc., a non-profit recovery treatment facility for women.