Magdalena Zurawski is the author of The Tiniest Muzzle Sings Songs of Freedom (Wave Books, 2019), the novel The Bruise, which won the Ronald Sukenick Award from FC2 in 2008 and a Lambda literary award in 2009, and the collection of poems Companion Animal, which was published by Litmus Press in 2015 and won the Norma Faber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. She attended Brown University where she studied with poets Rosmarie and Keith Waldrop, C.D. Wright, and Peter Gizzi. She has lived in Berlin, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Durham, NC, where she ran the Minor American Reading Series. She is currently Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia.