Ann Cefola is the author of the books Free Ferry (Upper Hand Press, 2017) and Face Painting in the Dark (Dos Madres Press, 2014); chapbooks St. Agnes, Pink-Slipped (Kattywompus Press, 2011) and Sugaring (Dancing Girl Press, 2007); and translations of Hélène Sanguinetti’s The Hero (Chax Press, 2018) and Hence this cradle (Seismicity Editions, 2007). A Witter Bynner Poetry Translation Residency recipient at the Santa Fe Art Institute, she also received the Robert Penn Warren Award judged by John Ashbery. Ann lives in the New York suburbs with her husband Michael and their shelter-rescued dog, Daisy.