Elizabeth Powell is the author of The Republic of Self, a “New Issue First Book Prize” winner selected by C.K. Williams. Her second book of poems, Willy Loman’s Reckless Daughter: Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances, won the 2015 Anhinga Robert Dana Prize and was published in 2016 by Anhinga Press. Powell teaches creative writing, literature, editing and publishing at Johnson State College where she directs the B.F.A. program and is the editor of Green Mountains Review.