Libby Burton is the author of Soft Volcano, which was selected by Ross Gay as winner of the 2017 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize, and a senior editor at Henry Holt, where she edits both fiction and nonfiction. She earned a BA from the University of Virginia and MFA from Columbia University. Her poetry has appeared in Atlas Review, Brooklyn Poets Anthology, Guernica, Juked, North American Poetry Review, and Tin House, among others. She is a recipient of the Stephen Dunn Prize and an Amy Award from Poets & Writers.