Catherine Barnett is the author of The Game of Boxes (Graywolf Press), winner of the 2012 James Laughlin Award, and Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced (Alice James Books), winner of the 2004 Beatrice Hawley Award. Her honors include a Whiting Writer’s Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She works as an independent editor and is currently Visiting Professor in the Hunter College MFA Program.