Avra Wing’s poetry appeared most recently in The American Journal of Poetry, The Hollins Critic, and Cimarron Review, and previously was published in Michigan Quarterly Review, Dunes Review, Crab Orchard Review and Silk Road, among other places. Her collection, Recurring Dream, won the 2011 Pecan Grove Press Chapbook Competition. She is the author of two novels, Angie, I Says, a New York Times “notable book” made into the movie Angie, and After Isaac for young adults. Formerly an adjunct professor of English at Kingsborough Community College, she currently leads a NY Writers Coalition workshop at the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York. She can be found at www.avrawing.com