Paisley Rekdal is the author of a book of essays, The Night My Mother Met
Bruce Lee; the hybrid photo-text memoir Intimate; and for books of poetry, A Crash of Rhinos, Six Girls Without Pants, The Invention of the Kaleidoscope, and
Animal Eye. Her work has received the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Fellowship, a Village Voice Writers on the Verge Award, an NEA Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, the University of Georgia
Press’ Contemporary Poetry Series Award, a Fulbright Fellowship, inclusion in the Best American Poetry series and various state arts council awards. Her poems and essays have appeared in or
are forthcoming from The New York Times Magazine, American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, Poetry, Virginia Quarterly Review, Tin House, and on National Public Radio among others.