Jennifer Richter’s book of poems, Threshold, was named a 2011 Oregon Book Awards finalist by former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Her work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, and A Fierce Brightness: Twenty-five Years of Women’s Poetry, and is forthcoming in Subtropics and Poetry Northwest. She received her B.A. in English from Indiana University and her M.F.A. in poetry from Penn State. She was awarded a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship in Poetry by Stanford University, where she taught in the Creative Writing Program for four years. Her website is http://jenniferrichterpoet.com.