is a poet and essayist from Portland, Oregon. She is the author of a book of essays, Yeah. No. Totally. (2011) and a chapbook, BEAST (2012). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Believer, Best New Poets, Denver Quarterly, Third Coast, The Iowa Review, Blackbird, The Rumpus and others. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and lives in Iowa City.
photo. Emma Steinkraus