Kathy Fagan’s fifth book is Sycamore (Milkweed, 2017), a finalist for the 2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize. In 2017 Fagan was awarded Ohio Poet of the Year and the Raymond J. Hanley Prize. Her first book was a National Poetry Series winner and her second collection won the Vassar Miller Prize. Recent work appears in The New York Times, The Nation, Blackbird, Crazyhorse, The Bennington Review and Tin House. She has received fellowships from the NEA, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and Ohio Arts Council. Fagan currently directs the MFA Program at Ohio State, where she also serves as Series Editor for the OSU Press/The Journal Wheeler Poetry Prize. Her website is http://www.kathyfagan.net.