Michele Poulos is a second-year MFA student in creative writing at Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed her BFA at New York University in Tisch School of the Arts. Her poems have been published in storySouth. She is a two time nominee for the anthology Best New American Voices (Harcourt, 2008 and 2009). Also, Poulos was recently nominated for the AWP Intro Journal Award 2007, and was awarded VCU’s David Baldacci Fiction Fellowship for 2006-2007.