Kathryn Nuernberger is the author of two poetry collections, The End of Pink, which won the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American poets, and Rag & Bone, which won the Antivenom Prize from Elixir Press. A collection of lyric essays, Brief Interviews with the Romantic Past won the Non/Fiction Prize from The Journal and is forthcoming from OSU Press in Fall 2017. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Bakken Museum of Electricity in Life, and the American Antiquarian Society, she is an associate professor of creative writing at University of Central Missouri, where she also serves as the director of Pleiades Press. Recent works appears in 32 Poems, Crazyhorse, Field, The Collagist, Tupelo Quarterly West Branch, Willow Springs, and elsewhere.