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. She divides her time between Minneapolis and New York.

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