Yaddyra Peralta is a Honduran-American writer and poet. Her essays and poems have been anthologized in Eight Miami Poets (Jai Alai Books, 2015) and The Breakbeat Poets, Vol. 4: LatiNext (Haymarket Books, 2020) and have appeared or are forthcoming in SWWIM, Miami Rail, Ploughshares, Sink Review, The Miami Herald, and The Florida Review. She has taught writing at Miami Dade College, for the Exchange for Change writing-in-prisons program, and for O, Miami’s Sunroom Poetry in Schools program. Peralta is currently an Associate Editor at Mango Publishing and lives in Miami, Florida.