aureleo sans is a flamingo. She is a Colombian-American, non-binary, queer, formerly unhoused writer/poet with a disability who resides in San Antonio, Texas. This year, she is a Tin House Scholar, a Sewanee Writers Conference fellow, a Roots Wounds Words Writers Retreat fellow, and a Periplus fellow. She was named the second-place winner of Fractured Lit’s 2021 Micro Fiction Contest and has received nominations for the Pushcart Prize and Best Microfiction. Her work has been published in The Offing, Shenandoah, Salamander, and Electric Literature and is forthcoming in Passages North, No Tokens, and elsewhere. Follow her at @aureleos or www.aureleos.com.