is the Pushcart nominated author of glint, co-winner of the inaugural Milk and Cake Press book prize (www.milkandcakepress.com). In 2019, AK’s work placed as finalist for the Eggtooth Editions Chapbook Prize, the North American Review James Hearst Prize, and the Dogwood Journal poetry prize. Some recent and forthcoming poems and photos can be found in Amsterdam Quarterly, Lavender Review, Mudfish, Quail Bell Magazine, The Rumpus, and the anthologies Conclave: Justifying the Margins and Maximum Tilt: Solstice Anthology. She has contributed to the four SA chapbooks. Dr. AK’s dissertation was on translations of Whitman’s Leaves of Grass into Catalan, French and Spanish, with emphasis on the transatlantic city-garden advocate and Catalan translator, Cebrià Montoliu, whose biography she is writing.