Mira Rosenthal’s first book of poems, The Local World, received the Wick Poetry Prize. Her second book of translations, Polish poet Tomasz Różycki’s Colonies, won the Northern California Book Award and was shortlisted for numerous other prizes, including the International Griffin Poetry Prize. A past fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and Stanford University’s Stegner Program, Rosenthal publishes regularly in such journals as Ploughshares, PN Review, A Public Space, and Oxford American. Her honors include the PEN Translation Fund Award, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a grant from the American Council of Learned Societies. Rosenthal lives in the small coastal town of Los Osos, California, and teaches in Cal Poly’s creative writing program.