Eréndira Ramírez-Ortega is a Christian who writes. Her fiction, essays, and poetry appear widely in various publications, including The Washington Post, The Millions, The Brevity Blog, Crosswalk, and others. She holds a BA from UCLA and an MFA from Mills College. She’s in the middle of completing a novel. Her writing is described as contemporary with a Christian worldview and a sensibility to identity in all its facets: faith, second-generation Mexican, language, motherhood, trauma, silence, and transformation. She writes a semi-monthly newsletter, Lovely Things and is the co-founder of Burning Bush Press, a project meant to encourage believers by bringing literary works that sharpen, stimulate, and advance the kingdom. It launches a biennial short story contest for homeschoolers in grades 3 through 8.