Holly Karapetkova’s poetry, prose, and translations from the Bulgarian have appeared widely in print and online, in places such as RHINO, 32 Poems, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, The Nashville Review, and The Huffington Post. She is the author of Words We Might One Day Say, winner of the 2010 Washington Writers’ Publishing House Poetry Award, and Towline, winner of the 2016 Vern Rutsala Poetry Contest from Cloudbank Books. She is also the author of over 20 books for children. She lives in Arlington, VA, and teaches in the Department of Literature and Languages at Marymount University.