was born and raised in London, England. Her first book, Swallow
, won a Katharine Bakeless Nason Literary Publication Award in Poetry, and she has also received a "Discovery"/The Nation
Award, a Pushcart Prize, and a Teaching Fellowship at Bread Loaf. Her poems and essays appear in numerous journals, magazines, and anthologies. Her forthcoming book, Imaginary Royalty
, is set to release in 2017. She lives in New York City with poet Tom Thompson and their two children, and teaches creative writing at The New School.