Elizabeth A. I. Powell is the author of The Republic of Self, which received the New Issues Poetry Prize, selected by C. K. Williams. Her work has appeared in the Pushcart Prize Anthology 2013, as well as Academy of American Poets, Alaska Quarterly Review, Barrow Street, Black Warrior Review, Ecotone, Harvard Review, Handsome, Hobart, Indiana Review, The Missouri Review, Mississippi Review, Ploughshares, Post Road, and elsewhere. She is Editor of Green Mountains Review, and Associate Professor of Writing and Literature at Johnson State College. She also serves on the faculty of the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing and Publishing. Born in New York City, she has lived in Vermont since 1989.