A recent Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, Mira Rosenthal is the author of the prize winning collection The Local World. She has received numerous awards, including fellowships from the NEA, PEN, and the MacDowell Colony. Her translation of Polish poet Tomasz Różycki’s collection Colonies won the Northern California Book Award and was a finalist for numerous awards, including the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize. Her poems, translations, and essays have been published in many literary journals and anthologies, including Ploughshares, Harvard Review, Slate, PN Review, A Public Space, AGNI Online, and Mentor and Muse: Essays from Poets to Poets. She will be the Distinguished Visiting Writer at Cornell College next spring. Read more at www.mirarosenthal.com.