KATHERINE SONIAT’S eighth collection of poems—Polishing the Glass Storm—is recently out from LSU Press, 2022. Her ninth collection, Starfish Wash-up, is forthcoming from Etruscan Press in 2023. Bright Stranger was published in 2016 (LSU PRESS). The Goodbye Animals was awarded the Turtle Island Chapbook Prize (2014). A Shared Life won the University of Iowa Poetry Prize. She has served on the faculty at Hollins University and Virginia Tech.