Heather Knox is a teaching artist, editor and poet. Though prone to wandering, she currently calls the Midwest home. She holds a BA in English from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and an MFA in Poetry from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her first collection, Dowry Meat, was recently released by Words Dance Publishing. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Columbia Poetry Review, [PANK], decomP magazinE, and Word Riot. She has also previously published under the name Heather Sommer.