Gillian Conoley is the recipient of the Poetry Society of America’s Shelley Memorial Award for 2017. Her sixth collection, PEACE, with Omnidawn, was named one of the Academy of American Poets Standout Books for 2014 and was a finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Award and the Northern California Independent Bookstores Award. Her translations of Henri Michaux, THOUSAND TIMES BROKEN: THREE BOOKS BY HENRI MICHAUX, with City Lights, was included in Publisher’s Weekly’s top 10 poetry books Fall 2014. She is also the author of THE PLOT GENIE, PROFANE HALO, LOVERS IN THE USED WORLD, and TALL STRANGER, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Editor and founder of Volt magazine, she is Professor of English and Poet-in-Residence at Sonoma State University.