Kathleen Spivack is the author of six books of prose and poetry. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, Paris Review, Kenyon Review, and many other publications. She has received grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Radcliffe Institute, Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Fulbright Commission, and two International Solas Awards in 2009. Her prose appears in Best Travel Writing and elsewhere. She currently teaches in the U.S. and France.