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Darla Himeles is a poet, translator, and essayist with roots in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and coastal Maine. A Pushcart-Prize and Best-of-the-Net nominee, Darla can be read in recent issues of Talking River, Naugatuck River Review, Storyscape, New Ohio Review, and Pittsburgh Poetry Review. She is an associate editor for The Stillwater Review and holds an AB in English from Bryn Mawr College and an MFA in poetry and poetry in translation from Drew University. She is currently a doctoral candidate in American literature at Temple University, where she is the assistant director of the Temple University Writing Center and has taught undergraduate poetry workshops, first-year writing, and literature classes. A 2018 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recipient, Darla lives in Philadelphia with her wife and daughter and is the author of the chapbook Flesh Enough (Get Fresh Books, 2017).