Cynthia Cruz is the author of the following poetry collections: RUIN (Alice James Book, 2006), The Glimmering Room (Four Way Books, 2012), and the forthcoming Wunderkammer (Four Way, fall 2014). Her poems have been published in the New Yorker, Paris Review, Boston Review, American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review and others. Her essays and art and book reviews have been published in The Rumpus, The American Poetry Review, and Hyperallergic. She has received fellowships from Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony as well as a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and is currently at work on a collection of essays.