Ana Minga is a journalist. She was born in 1983 in Loja, southern Ecuador. She won first prize from the Central University of Ecuador for her early collection Pandemonium. Her books since then are Behind God’s Back, Orphaned Birds, and Tobacco Dogs. Her work has appeared in Asheville Poetry Review, Bitter Oleander, Boulevard, Confrontation, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Lake Effect, Per Contra and Rosebud.