Elizabeth Cummins Muñoz received her PhD in Latin American and US Hispanic Literature from the University of Houston, where she has taught courses in Latin American fiction and Women’s Studies. She has been teaching language and literature for close to two decades at the university and secondary levels. Elizabeth’s fiction and essays explore the moral borderlands of immigration, motherhood, and the cultures and histories of Greater Mexico. Her publications include scholarly work, translations, and creative fiction. Her forthcoming book, Mothercoin: The Story of Our Immigrant Nannies (Beacon Press), chronicles the experiences of immigrant nannies living and working in the US.