Poetry and criticism by Leah Souffrant, MFA, PhD, can be found in WSQ, Women’s Studies Quarterly, EOAGH, Tygerburning, Delirious Hem, Memorious, the Burnside Review, the Pennysylvania Literary Journal, and elsewhere. She has been recognized as a NYFA Fellow in Poetry and a Catwalk Institute Artist-in-Residence. She has served as founding cochair of the Poetics Group at the Graduate Center at the City of the University of New York. She teaches at New York University. Visit Souffrant’s Jacket2 Commentary series here.