Gabriela Lemmons is a poet and a non-fiction writer. She is also a founding member of the Latino Writers Collective of Kansas City. Her work has appeared in the Kansas City Hispanic News, Present Magazine and the anthologies Just Like a Girl: A Menifesta! (Girlchild Press, 2008), Primera Pagina: Poetry from the Latino Heartland (Scapegoat Press, 2009) and Cuentos: Stories from the Latino Heartland (Scapegoat Press, 2009). She was also televised as the feature poet on the PBS show Uniquely Kansas City. Episodes six and seven are recordings of Gabriela reading her poems "My Original Sin" and "My Father Often Told Me if I Didn't Learn Spanish He'd Disown Me."