Elizabeth Metzger’s first collection, The Spirit Papers, won the 2016 Juniper Prize and was published by University of Massachusetts Press in 2017. Her chapbook, The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, was published by Horsethief Books in 2017. Her poetry has recently appeared or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, Poem-a-Day on Poets.org, and The Nation. Her essays and reviews appear in PN Review, Southwest Review, and Boston Review. She is currently an adjunct assistant professor of Writing at Columbia University and the Poetry Editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal.