Ona Gritz's first full-length collection of poems, Geode, was a finalist for the 2013 Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award. Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Bellevue Literary Review, Seneca Review, Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability and many other journals and anthologies. She has won the Inglis House Poetry Contest, the Late Blooms Poetry Postcard Competition and has placed second for Lilith Magazine's Charlotte Newberger Poetry Competition and The Bellingham Review's Annie Dillard Prize for Creative Nonfiction.