Michelle Turner earned her MFA from the University of Michigan where she received the Meader Family Award for Poetry. She has taught various writing and literature courses at the University of Michigan, Bridgewater College, and Front Range Community College. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Southern Humanities Review, Sixth Finch, Natural Bridge, Matter Journal, and elsewhere. After several years in Fort Collins, Colorado, she now lives in Taipei, Taiwan, where she teaches English as a foreign language.