HL Hazuka's work has appeared in Transfer 81, Cipactli, Fourteen Hills (a 2006 Pushcart nominee), Five Fingers Review, and So to Speak: a feminist journal of language and art, in which she was a contest winner selected by Eileen Myles. She has received degrees in biology and English and is currently an MFA candidate in creative writing. She is the former poetry editor of Fourteen Hills (vol. 9) and works as the associate publisher of Caddo Gap Press in San Francisco. She was born in New Jersey.