Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart and Apocalyptic Swing, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The New York Times, Boston Review, Poetry, and New England Review, among others. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including a Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship from Stanford University, a Rona Jaffe Woman Writers Award and residency fellowships from Civitella di Ranieri and the Lannan Foundation. Her third book of poems, Rocket Fantastic, is forthcoming. She is at work on a memoir entitled The Year I Didn't Kill Myself. She is Senior Poetry Editor at Los Angeles Review of Books and teaches at UNC Chapel Hill and in Warren Wilson's MFA Program for Writers.