Jennifer Schomburg Kanke is a visiting faculty at Florida State whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Pleiades, Court Green, The Laurel Review, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment, and elsewhere. Her writing was awarded the 2012 John McKay Shaw Academy of American Poets Award as well as the 2013 George M. Harper Award for Critical Writing at Florida State University. She previously worked with The New Ohio Review, Brevity,  Quarter After Eight, and The Southeast Review.