Karen Kevorkian has published poetry collections with What Books Press and Red Hen Press in Los Angeles. She has published both fiction and poetry, poetry recently in the Michigan Quarterly Review, Poetry Flash, Poetry International, Volt, Quarterly West, Massachusetts Review, and Agni Review. She teaches poetry and fiction writing at the University of California at Los Angeles, and before that at the University of Virginia. Previously she worked as editor of exhibition catalogues for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. A Texas native, Kevorkian was educated at the universities of Texas, Virginia, and Utah. Comment on her work notes the emotional range and precision of the language. In Taos she has several times been a fellow at the Wurlitzer Foundation.