The author of eight books of poetry, fiction and nonfiction, as well as a founding editor of Rose Metal Press and a founding member of Poems While You Wait, Kathleen Rooney is the co-editor, most recently, of Rene Magritte: Selected Writings, and her second novel, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, was
published by St. Martin's Press in January 2017. Her reviews and essays have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Magazine, The
Chicago Tribune, Allure and The Nation. She lives in Chicago with her spouse, the writer Martin Seay. Follow her @KathleenMrooney