Kate Gaskin is the author of Forever War, winner of the 2018 Pamet River Prize. It is forthcoming from YesYes Books in spring 2020. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Guernica, Pleiades, Poetry Northwest, 32 Poems, Alaska Quarterly Review, Tin House Online, The Southern Review, The Rumpus, and Blackbird, and her work has been anthologized in the Best American Nonrequired Reading 2019. She is a recipient of a Tennessee Williams Scholarship in poetry from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, as well as a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. She grew up in a small town in central Alabama and has also lived in Texas, Nebraska, Colorado, and Florida.