Danielle Cadena Deulen is a poet and essayist. Her collection of poems, Lovely Asunder, published with the University of Arkansas Press in 2011, won the Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize as well as the Utah Book Award. Her memoir, The Riots, published with University of Georgia Press in 2011, won the AWP Prize in Creative Nonfiction as well as the GLCA New Writers Award. Formerly, she was a Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her poetry and essays have appeared most recently in The Kenyon Review (KRonline), The Utne Reader, The Missouri Review, and The Iowa Review. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from George Mason University and her PhD in English from the University of Utah. She currently lives in Ohio where she teaches creative writing at the University of Cincinnati.