is a public policy attorney working on foster care, juvenile justice, poverty and youth homelessness issues in Virginia. She is a graduate of the Iowa
Writers’ Workshop and the University of Virginia School of Law. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in: Ploughshares, the Virginia Quarterly Review, Court Green, Fence, The Journal, Indiana Review, Crazyhorse, and Best New Poets 2013, among others. Her essays
have appeared on Slate, Pacific Standard, The Rumpus, Indiewire, and elsewhere. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. You can
also find her at shift7.me, and on Twitter as @awoo_.