Born in New York City, Lucy Ives is a graduate of Harvard University and of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her poems and criticism have appeared in The Colorado Review, Fence, Ploughshares, Verse, n+1 online, and Wave Books' The Bedazzler. Ives is the author of a chapbook, My Thousand Novel (Cosa Nostra Editions, 2009) and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at NYU. She lives in Bushwick with her husband, Ben Gocker, with whom she runs the reading series Poetry Time. Look forward to her forthcoming published work online at Action, Yes, and Triple Canopy and in print in VOLT, Quarterly West, and Greatcoat.