SZauthorphotoSamantha Zighelboim is the author of The Fat Sonnets (Argos Books, 2018), and the co-translator of Equestrian Monuments by Luis Chaves (After Hours Editions, 2021). She is a 2017 NYFA/NYSCA Fellow in Poetry, a recipient of a Face Out grant from CLMP, and the recipient of the 2016 John Frederick Nims Memorial Prize in Translation from The Poetry Foundation. Her poems, translations and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in POETRY, Boston Review, Lit Hub, The Guardian, PEN Poetry Series, Guernica, Stonecutter, Fanzine, Sixth Finch, Bone Bouquet and Springhouse, among others. Samantha lives in New York City with her cats, Babette and Orca. She teaches creative writing at Columbia University and Parsons School of Design at The New School. Aquarius, Aries rising, Capricorn moon. (Photo Credit: Alexis Baldwin)