Eleni Sikelianos is the author of more than eight books of poetry, translation, hybrid, collaboration and more, most recently, You Animal Machine (The Golden Greek) (2014), and The Loving Detail of the Living & the Dead (2013), as well as Body Clock and The California Poem; the hybrid memoir, The Book of Jon; and a translation of Jacques Roubaud’s Exchanges on Light. She has been the happy recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fulbright Foundation, The National Poetry Series, and the New York Foundation for the Arts, among others, and of Princeton University’s Seeger Fellowship and two Gertrude Stein Awards for Innovative American Writing. Sikelianos’s work has been widely anthologized, in two Norton anthologies (Postmodern American Poetry and American Hybrid) as well as Tin House’s Satellite Convulsions, A Best of Fence, and The Arcadia Project. She has collaborated with filmmakers, visual artists, composers, and musicians, including Philip Glass and Ed Bowes. At present, she teaches in and directs the Creative Writing Program at The University of Denver and teaches for Naropa’s Summer Writing Program. She shares her days with the novelist Laird Hunt and their daughter Eva Grace.