Jaimie Gusman lives and works as a potter in Kaʻaʻawa, Hawaiʻi. Her first book, Anyjar, was published in September 2017 by Black Radish Books. She is a recipient of the Ian MacMillan Prize (2012) and the Rita Dove Poetry Award (2015). She also has three chapbooks: Gertrude’s Attic (Vagabond Press, 2012), The Anyjar (Highway 101 Press, 2011), and One Petal Row (Tinfish Press, 2011). She is in the anthology All We Can Hold: Poems of Motherhood (Sagehill Press, 2015) and forthcoming Poetry at the End of the World Anthology (Moria Books, 2019).