Joanna Fuhrman is the author of five books of poetry, including The Year of Yellow Butterflies (Hanging Loose Press 2015) and Pageant (Alice James Books 2009. She is a former  poetry editor of Ping Pong and Boog City, and served as the Monday night coordinator for the poetry readings at the Poetry Project at Saint Mark’s Church from 2001-2003 and the Wednesday night coordinator from 2010-2011. Her poems have appeared in many journals, including New American Writing, The Believer, Volt, and American Letters and Commentary, and in anthologies published by Abrams, Soft Skull Press, HarperCollins, New York University, and Carnegie Mellon University. Her poem “Stagflation” won a 2011 Pushcart prize.She teaches poetry writing at Rutgers University, Sarah Lawrence Writers' Village, in NYC public schools and private workshops.