Jennifer Franklin graduated from Brown University and holds an MFA from Columbia University where she was the Harvey Baker Fellow. Her first full-length collection, Looming (Elixir Press 2015), won the 14th Annual Editor’s Prize and her second No Small Gift was published by Four Way Books in 2018. Her poetry has appeared widely, including in Andrew Solomon’s award winning book, Far from the Tree. Franklin is a Poetry Workshop Instructor and Program Director at The Hudson Valley Writer’s Center and co-editor of Slapering Hol Press, the small press imprint of The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center. She lives in New York City.