Caylin Capra-Thomas is the author of Iguana Iguana, out in July, 2022 from Deep Vellum Press, as well as two chapbooks: Inside My Electric City, available from YesYes Books, and The Marilyn Letters, available through dancing girl press. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including New England Review, 32 Poems, Pleiades, The Journal, Copper Nickel, and elsewhere.  She is the winner of Harpur Palate‘s Milton Kessler Memorial Prize, Raleigh Review’s 2019 Laux/Millar Prize,  Fairy Tale Review‘s 2018 Poetry Award, The Baltimore Review‘s 2017 Summer Contest and Yemassee’s 2016 Nonfiction Prize. The recipient of fellowships and residencies from The Vermont Studio Center, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and The Studios of Key West, she served as the 2018-2020 poet-in-residence at Idyllwild Arts Academy and is now living in Columbia, MO, where she is a student in the University of Missouri’s PhD in English program, studying poetry and nonfiction.