Hali F. Sofala is a Samoan poet and teacher originally from Eatonton, Georgia. She is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she serves as coordinator for the Prairie Schooner Book Prize Series.
Her work appears most recently in New Madrid, WomenArts Quarterly, basalt, and CALYX. She earned an MFA in poetry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She lives in Lincoln, NE with her adorable mutt, Tortuga, and her husband, the writer and editor, Eric Jones.