Kathleen Graber is the author of two collections of poetry: The Eternal City (Princeton University Press, 2010) and Correspondence, (Saturnalia Books, 2005). She is the recipient of fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the Rona Jaffe Foundation. She was the 2007 Hodder Fellow in poetry at Princeton University and the 2008 Amy Lowell Travelling Scholar. The Eternal City was a finalist for both the 2010 National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is an assistant professor of English in the Creative Writing Program at Virginia Commonwealth University and also teaches in the low residency MFA Program at Fairleigh Dickinson University.