Nathan Slinker’s poems have recently appeared in or are forthcoming from Ninth Letter, Fugue, CutBank, Solstice, Watershed Review, Hinchas de Poesia, and Kenyon Review Online. He has received the Thomas Morton Memorial Prize from The Puritan Magazine and the Robert Watson Literary Prize from the Greensboro Review. He was a 2013 Fishtrap Fellow and has an M.F.A. from Arizona State University. He lives in Northern California.