Alexis Pope is the author of SOFT THREAT (Coconut Books, 2014), which was selected for the Joanna Cargill First Book Award. Her work can be found in Guernica, Washington Square, Octopus, Verse Daily, Sixth Finch, Big Lucks, The Atlas Review, and Forklift, Ohio, among others. She is the author of three chapbooks, most recently BONE MATTER (The Lettered Streets Press, 2014). She lives in Chicago where she does various things poetry and non-poetry related. She tweets at @mysticpizzaroll and tumblrs at alexispopeisagirl.tumblr.com.