Meet the Author
Harriet Levin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the author of two previous poetry collections, The Christmas Show (winner of the Barnard New Women Poets Prize, the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, and a Philadelphia Inquirer Best Book of the Year) and Girl in Cap and Gown (a National Poetry Series finalist). She is also the author of the novel, How Fast Can You Run, a novel based on the life of Michael Majok Kuch (profiled on NPR). She holds a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa and teaches writing and directs the Certificate Program in Writing and Publishing at Drexel University.