Lea Graham's work has been published in the Notre Dame Review, the Worcester Review, and Near South. Recently she received the Kinnicutt Award, a travel grant for women artists, with which she traveled in Costa Rica, all stars and sea turtles. An interview she conducted with the Chicago poet Michael Anania is forthcoming in Paper Streets, and her chapbook CALENDAR GIRLS will be out soon from STANZAS Press. A native of Northwest Arkansas, home of the Razorbacks or C.D. Wright, depending on your tastes, she teaches poetry and travel writing at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts.