Sy Hoahwah is Yapaituka Comanche and Southern Arapaho. He is the author of Night Cradle (USPOCO Books, 2011) and the poetry collection Velroy and the Madischie Mafia (West End Press, 2009). He is working on a new collection, Ancestral Demon of a Grieving Bride. He resides on the outskirts of Little Rock, Arkansas.