Claire Schwartz is the author of bound (Button Poetry, 2018), selected by Aziza Barnes as a winner of the 2016 Button Poetry Contest. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Believer, The Iowa Review, The Massachusetts Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, POETRY, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. With Kaveh Akbar and Sarah Kay, she writes a column for the Paris Review called "Poetry RX." Claire is the Poetry Editor at Jewish Currents. She received her PhD in African American Studies, American Studies, and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Yale. For more information, visit www.claireschwartz.net.