ALICIA MOUNTAIN’s debut collection, High Ground Coward (Iowa, 2018), was selected by Brenda Shaughnessy to win the Iowa Poetry Prize. She is also the author of the Thin Fire, selected by Natalie Diaz and published by BOAAT Press. She is a lesbian poet and a Clemens Doctoral Fellow at the University of Denver. Mountain earned her MFA at the University of Montana in Missoula. She lives in New York. Keep up with her on twitter at @HiGroundCoward.