Kristin Bock’s collection of poetry, CLOISTERS, won Tupelo Press’s First Book Award and an Eric Hoffer da Vinci Eye Award. Her second collection, Glass Bikini, is forthcoming from Tupelo Press in December 2021. She has published widely in journals, including The Black Warrior Review, Columbia, Crazyhorse, FENCE, Pleiades, Prairie Schooner, and VERSE. A Massachusetts Cultural Council fellow, she holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she teaches. She lives in Western, MA with her husband, artist Geoffrey Kostecki, and together they restore liturgical art.