Carina del Valle Schorske is a poet, translator, and essayist at large in New York City. Her work has appeared most recently in Boston Review, Prelude, and Washington Square. She writes on melancholy, matrilineal magic, and disappointing landscapes. A CantoMundo and MacDowell Colony fellow, she won't quit her day job as a PhD student at Columbia University where she studies psychoanalysis and race. Find her @fluentmundo on Twitter, @psycheandstupid on Instagram, or in her one true home on Facebook.