Stacy Szymaszek‘s most recent book is A Year From Today (2018). Her next book, Famous Hermits, will be published in 2021. She directed The Poetry Project from 2007-2018. Since then, she was the Hugo Visiting Writer at the University of Montana-Missoula 2018-19, Poet-in-Resident at Brown University, and Visiting Poet for the Fire Island Artist Residency. She also received a 2019 Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant in poetry. She has been a mentor for the Queer Art Mentorship, visiting faculty for Naropa University’s Summer Writing Program, and has led workshops for Woodland Pattern, The Poetry Project, and Wendy’s Subway. She serves on the board of directors of Wendy’s Subway and Committee on Poetry. Szymaszek currently writes in Tucson, AZ with her partner, the poet Kimberly Alidio.