Sharon Dolin is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Whirlwind and Burn and Dodge (winner of the AWP Donald Hall Prize in Poetry). Her sixth poetry collection, Manual for Living, is forthcoming from the University of Pittsburgh Press in early 2016. She is the recipient of the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress. She directs the annual Poetry Chapbook Competition at the Center for Book Arts, as well as Writing About Art in Barcelona. She lives in New York City.