Author of the article

M. B. Powell’s poems have appeared in Atlanta Review, J Journal, The Raintown Review, and elsewhere. Awards for individual poems include Atlanta Review’s International Poetry Competition Grand Prize (for “Phrases for Public Speakers at Sea”). Her chapbook Lovers, Mothers, Killers, Others was published in 2013. Powell received a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. She lives in Union, Washington.