Cora Bresciano MFA is the co-founder of Blue Planet Global Education, a non-profit organization that coaches educators on creating international writing and art collaborations. She has been a visiting instructor at FAU, teaching myth and magical realism in literature along with creative and first-year writing. Bresciano lectures and presents in the U.S. and abroad, most recently in Lisbon at the Modern Language Association International Symposium. She is currently writing her Ph.D. dissertation on the agency of myth and absence in Franco’s Spain and Francoist historical fiction. She holds an MFA in creative writing from FAU, where she received the Frank and Courtney Brogan Award in Fiction, and earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from Hofstra University in New York.