KAREN SKOLFIELD’S book Frost in the Low Areas won the 2014 PEN New England Award in poetry and the First Book Award from Zone 3 Press. She has received fellowships and awards in 2014/2015 from the Poetry Society of America, New England Public Radio, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Ucross Foundation, Split This Rock, Hedgebrook, and more. New poems appear in Baltimore Review, Crab Orchard Review, Crazyhorse, Indiana Review, and Pleiades; she teaches writing to engineers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.