TARFIA FAIZULLAH graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in May of 2003 with a B.A. in Honors Liberal Arts and minors in English and Italian. She has been published in the Analecta literary magazine and the Common Lamppost literary magazine, both from the University of Texas at Austin. She hopes to eventually attend graduate school to receive a M.F.A and law school to receive to a J.D. She loves the sounds of leaves and gravel beneath feet, parasols, and japanese lanterns.