Jennifer Kronovet’s debut poetry collection, Awayward (BOA, 2007), was selected by Jean Valentine as the winner of the A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize. Kronovet received an MFA in Creative Writing from Washington University and an MA in Applied Linguistics from Columbia University Teachers College. She has lived in Beijing, Chicago, and New York where she was born and raised. She is a founding editor of CIRCUMFERENCE, the journal of poetry in translation, and currently is writer-in-residence at Washington University in St. Louis. For more information about Jennifer Kronovet, visit jenniferkronovet.com.