Dore Kiesselbach’s first collection, Salt Pier (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012), won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize. He currently holds an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. Other honors include a U.S. Department of Education Jacob Javits Fellowship in creative writing, the Poetry Society of America’s Robert H. Winner Memorial Award and Britain’s Bridport Prize. His writing has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including Agni, Antioch Review, Field, Poetry and Stand (UK). He lives and performs freelance editing for hire in Minneapolis.