Joanna Solfrian’s Visible Heavens, received the Wick First Book Poetry Prize, judged by Naomi Shihab Nye. Her second collection, The Mud Room, came out last year from MadHat Press. Finishing Line Press recently published a chapbook of ghazals called The Second Perfect Number. Her poems have been published in journals such as The Harvard Review, Boulevard, Image, Margie, Rattapallax, The Southern Review, Pleiades, and The Spoon River Poetry Review. She is a MacDowell fellow and a four-time Pushcart nominee.