Gloria Mindock is editor of Cervena Barva Press. She is an award-winning author of 6 poetry collections, 3 chapbooks and a children’s book. Her poems have been published and translated into eleven languages. Her book, Ash, was translated into Serbian by Milutin Durickovic and published by Alma Press in Belgrade in 2022. Her book, At the Heaven’s Gate was translated into Romanian by Flavia Cosma and published by Ars Longo Press in Romania in 2010. Ash, published by Glass Lyre Press in 2021, won the International Impact Award, the NYC Big Book Award, the Firebird Speak Up Talk Radio Award, The Pacific Book Award, the International Award- The Princess, Noble Poetry Skills, Art Club of Ragkonik in Smederevo, Serbia, North American Book Award, and a Distinguished Favorite for the Independent Book Award. Ash has also been a finalist and received two honorable mentions. Other awards include the Ibbetson Street Lifetime Achievement Award, the Allen Ginsberg Award for Community Service by the Newton Writing and Publishing Center and the fifth and fortieth Moon Prize from Writing in a Woman's Voice. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize numerous times. Gloria was the Poet Laureate in Somerville, MA in 2017 & 2018.