Brandi Homan is editor-in-chief of Switchback Books, a feminist press that publishes poetry by women. She earned her MFA from Columbia College, Chicago, and her MA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her work has appeared in (or is forthcoming from) numerous journals, including Barn Owl Review, Born Magazine, Diagram, MiPOesias, Natural Bridge, North American Review, and Salt Hill. She is originally from Iowa and writes professionally in advertising. She is the author of two collections, both from Shearsman Books: BOBCAT COUNTRY (2010) and HARD REDS (2008).