Sarah Gorham is a poet, essayist, and book publisher. Her essay collection Study in Perfect won the AWP Award for Creative Nonfiction in 2014, and she has a new collection of essays, Alpine Apprentice, forthcoming from University of Georgia Press in 2017. Her four collections of poetry are Bad Daughter (2011), The Cure (2003), The Tension Zone (1996), and Don’t Go Back to Sleep (1989). Individual poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, American Poetry Review, Pool, The Nation, Kenyon Review, Paris Review, Open City, Georgia Review, and elsewhere. Gorham serves as editor-in-chief of Sarabande Books, which she co-founded in 1994. She lives in Prospect, Kentucky, with her husband, the poet Jeffrey Skinner.