Dora MALECH is a poet, professor, and visual artist. She is the author of two books of poetry, Say So (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2011) and Shore Ordered Ocean (Waywiser Press, 2009). Her poems appear in numerous publications, including The New Yorker,Poetry, Poetry London, The Yale Review, Tin House, The New Census (Rescue Press, 2013), Poem-a-Day: 365 Poems for Every Occasion (ABRAMS, 2015), and The Best American Poetry 2015 (Simon & Schuster, 2015). A graduate of Yale University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, she has been the recipient of a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation and a Writers' Fellowship at the Civitella Ranieri Center, and she has served as Distinguished Poet-in-Residence at Saint Mary's College of California. She was recently awarded an Amy Clampitt Residency for Spring 2017. She is a co-founder and former director of the arts outreach organization the Iowa Youth Writing Project. She lives in Baltimore, where she is on the faculty of The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, and is serving as an inaugural Engaged Faculty Fellow through the JHU Center for Social Concern in 2015-2016.