Chloe Honum is the author of The Tulip-Flame, selected by Tracy K. Smith for the 2013 Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize. The Tulip-Flame was a finalist for the 2015 PEN Center USA Literary Award, and won Foreword Review’s Book of the Year Award, the Eric Hoffer Award, and the Texas Institute of Letters Best First Book of Poetry Award. Chloe’s poems have appeared in The Paris Review,Poetry, Orion, and The Southern Review, among other journals. Mark Strand selected her work forBest New Poets 2008 and Claudia Emerson selected her work for Best New Poets 2010. She has been awarded a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation and a Pushcart Prize, as well as fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Kerouac House of Orlando, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She holds a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, an M.F.A. from the University of Arkansas, and a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University. Chloe is currently an Assistant Professor of English in Creative Writing at Baylor University.