Tyler Mills’s book Tongue Lyre won the 2011 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award and will be published by Southern Illinois University Press in January 2013. Her poems have appeared in AGNI, Gulf Coast, Nashville Review, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly Online, and elsewhere. Mills has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference and the Prague Summer program. She lives in Chicago, where she is working on a PhD in the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois-Chicago. She can be found at www.tylermills.com.