Tanya Grae is the debut author of Undoll (YesYes Books 2019), a National Poetry Series finalist and Florida Book Awards medalist. Selected for Best New Poets 2019 by Cate Marvin, her awards include an Academy of American Poets Prize and the Tennessee Williams Poetry Prize, selected by Yusef Komunyakaa. Her poems and essays have appeared in Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, AGNI, Prairie Schooner, Post Road, The Massachusetts Review, and other journals. Born in South Carolina and raised across America, she holds an MFA in poetry and fiction from Bennington College and is currently a PhD candidate at Florida State University where she is the Edward H. and Marie C. Kingsbury Fellow in creative writing.