Maria Nazos' poetry, translations, and lyrical essays are published or forthcoming in The New Yorker, The Tampa Review, The Mid-American Review, The North American Review, The Florida Review, The Southern Humanities Review, Subtropics, The Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. She is the author of A Hymn That Meanders, (2011 Wising Up Press) and the chapbook "Still Life," (2016 Dancing Girl press). Her work has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and scholarships from The Sewanee Writers' Conference and Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. A Great Plains Fellow attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's PhD program, she studies and teaches Creative writing. She can be found at www.marianazos.com.