Lara Egger was born and raised in Adelaide, Australia. She currently lives in Boston where she co-owns Estragon, a Spanish tapas bar. Lara divides her time between restauranting, writing, and angel-spotting. Her work has appeared in Confrontation, New Millennium Writings and she was the recipient of the Arts & Letters 2013 Rumi Prize for Poetry. She is currently enrolled in the MFA Program at Warren Wilson College, where she is “other-wising” her life.