M.K. Foster’s poetry won the 2013 Gulf Coast Poetry Prize, has been recognized with an Academy of American Poets Prize, and has appeared or is forthcoming in Gulf Coast; The Account; H.O.W. Journal; B O D Y; The Baltimore Review; Word Riot; The Journal; Ninth Letter; Radar Poetry, and elsewhere. She holds an M.F.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park and currently pursues a Ph.D. in English Literature through the Hudson Strode Renaissance Program at the University of Alabama.