Sara Eliza Johnson’s first book, Bone Map (Milkweed Editions, 2014), was selected for the 2013 National Poetry Series. Her poetry has appeared in the New England Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Boston Review, Copper Nickel, Ninth Letter, Blackbird, Crazyhorse, Pleiades, the Best New Poets series, and Salt Hill, among others, and nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in DIAGRAM, AGNI, and Bright Wall/Dark Room. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, two Winter Fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, a residency from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Philip Freund Alumni Prize from Cornell University. She currently teaches at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Find her at, or on twitter at @saraelizaj.