Crystal Curry was born in Greenville, IL in 1974. Her work has appeared both off and online in journals auch as VERSE, Denver Quarterly, Conduit, Open City, Octopus Magazine, and Action, Yes. Curry received her B.A. in jourmalism and political science from Illinois State University and her M.F.A. in poetry from the Iowa Writer's Workshop, where she was a postgraduate fellow. Curry is also the author of the chapbook Logotherapy Pant (Cosa Nostra Editions, 2008).