ali lanzetta is a linguistic, visual and musical artist, living in San Francisco. She holds a BA in Studio Art, an MA in English, and is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing, at San Francisco State University. ali's work has appeared in Transfer, Hunger Mountain and Verse, and her writing, music and book art have been featured at various creative venues around the city. ali was born with the sun in Scorpio. she is enamored with giraffes, whose hearts are over two feet long. to read more of ali's work, please visit her online writing space, makeshift whimsy.