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, and The Paris-American Reading Series Prize. His new poetry appears or is forthcoming in The Antioch ReviewBoston Review, Conjunctions, Crazyhorse, Harvard Review, The Iowa ReviewThe Kenyon Review, The Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. 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.