Tiana Clark is the winner of the 2017 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. Clark is the winner of the 2017 Furious Flower’s Gwendolyn Brooks Centennial Poetry Prize, 2015 Rattle Poetry Prize, and winner of a 2019 Pushcart Prize. Her writing has appeared in or is forthcoming from The New Yorker, Kenyon Review, American Poetry Review, New England Review, Best New Poets 2015, BOAAT, Crab Orchard Review, Thrush, The Journal, and elsewhere. The Los Angeles native recently graduated from Vanderbilt University’s MFA program, where she served as the poetry editor of the Nashville Review. She teaches creative writing at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.