Karyna McGlynn’s first book, I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Kill a Girl, won the 2008 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry from Sarabande Books. She is the author of several chapbooks including the forthcoming collaboration Small Shrines (Cinematheque Press, 2010). Her poems have recently appeared in POOL, Lumberyard, Diode, Octopus, Columbia Poetry Review, Copper Nickel, The Journal and Forklift, Ohio. Karyna received her MFA from the University of Michigan and currently teaches at Concordia University. She edits L4: The Journal of the New American Epigram with Adam Theriault and lives in Austin, TX.