Elizabeth Robinson was educated at Bard College, Brown University, and Pacific School of Religion. Her previous books include In the Sequence of Falling Things, Bed of Lists, House Made of Silver, and Harrow. She has been a MacDowell Colony Fellow and a National Poetry Series Winner for Pure Descent. Her work was included in The Best American Poetry of 2002. She co-edits EtherDome Press, 26 MAGAZINE, and Instance Press, and lives in Berkeley, California, with her family.