Lara Mimosa Montes is the author of THRESHOLES (Coffee House Press, 2020) and The Somnambulist (Horse Less Press, 2016). She holds a PhD in English from The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her writing has appeared in Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A-Day series, BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Fence, Futurepoem, Unbag, The Poetry Project, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of artist residencies from Marble House Project, Storm King: Shandaken, and Headlands Center for the Arts. In 2018, she was awarded a McKnight Fellowship in Poetry. She is a senior editor of Triple Canopy and currently teaches editing and publishing at the University of Minnesota. Most recently, she is coeditor of the artist monograph Darrel Ellis (Visual AIDS, 2021). She divides her time between Minneapolis and New York.

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