Elizabeth McLagan is the author of the poetry collections In The White Room (2013) and My Rothko, forthcoming from Salmon Poetry. Poems have appeared in The Southern Review, Boulevard, L.A. Review, 32 Poems, Beloit Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. She has won an AWP Intro award, the Frances Locke Memorial Award and the Bellingham Review’s 49th Parallel Poetry Award. She has been awarded residencies at Ucross and Playa, and currently volunteers with the Oregon Natural Desert Assn. doing habitat monitoring and restoration.