Kimberly Burwick obtained her BA in literature from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and her MFA in poetry from Antioch University in Los Angeles. Her poems have appeared in the Indiana Review, the Literary Review, Fence, Conjunctions, and other journals. Burwick’s first book of poems, Has No Kinsmen, was published by Red Hen Press in 2006. Her second manuscript, The Norway Tree, was a finalist for the National Poetry Series. She currently teaches at Washington State University, and for UCLA’s online extension program.