Christopher Kondrich is the author of Contrapuntal (Free Verse Editions, 2013), a New Measure Poetry Prize finalist. He is the winner of The Iowa Review Award for Poetry (selected by Srikanth Reddy), and The Paris-American Reading Series Prize. His new poetry appears or is forthcoming in Boston Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, Third Coast, and Web Conjunctions. He holds an MFA from Columbia University’s School of the Arts and a PhD from the University of Denver where he was an editor for Denver Quarterly. Currently, he is an editor for Tupelo Quarterly, and an instructor at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop and Frequency Writers.