Wendy Barnes is currently Visiting Artist-in-Residence at the University of Central Oklahoma. Her poetry has appeared in publications like Narrative, storySouth, Painted Bride Quarterly, No, Dear, Spoon River Review, and Slice Magazine. Her art and poetry reviews appear in Frog magazine and on The Adroit Journal blog. Her first full-length book, Landscape with Bloodfeud, was a finalist for the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award and was awarded the Juniper Prize for Poetry from the University of Massachusetts Press. She received a 2022 Fellowship in Prose from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. She is an associate professor of English at Union College in Elizabeth, NJ.