JENNIFER FRANKLIN graduated from Brown University and holds an MFA from Columbia University where she was the Harvey Baker Fellow. Her first full-length collection, Looming, won the 14th Annual Editor’s Prize. Her poetry has appeared widely, including in Andrew Solomon’s award winning book, Far from the Tree. Franklin is a poetry workshop instructor and program director at the Hudson Valley Writers’ Center and co-editor of Slapering Hol Press, the small press imprint of the Hudson Valley Writers’ Center. She lives in New York City.