Ada Limón

Ada Limón is the author of three collections of poetry, Sharks in the RiversThis Big Fake World, and Lucky Wreck. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and journals including Harvard Review, TriQuarterly Online, Poetry Daily, and The New Yorker.  She has received fellowships from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and won the Chicago Literary Award for Poetry. She is currently a judge for the 2013 National Book Award in Poetry and will join the 2014 faculty for the low-residency MFA-Latin America for Queens University of Charlotte. She is currently finishing her first novel, a book of essays, and a fourth collection of poems. She works as a writer and lives in Kentucky and California.