Ada Limón is the uthor of three books of pros, Lucky Wreck, This Big Fake World, and Sharks in the Rivers. She earne her Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from New York University. Limón has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, and as one of the judges for the 2013 National Book Award in Poetry. She works as a creative writing instructor and a freelance writer while splitting her time between Lexington, Kentucky and Sonoma, California ( with a great deal of New York in between). Her new book of essay, Bright Dead Things is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions in 2015.