Megan Kaminski is a poet and essayist. She is the author of three books of poetry, Gentlewomen (forthcoming, Noemi Press), Deep City (Noemi Press, 2015), and Desiring Map (2012). Her poems and essays have appeared in the American Poetry Review, The Atlantic, American Letters & Commentary, Denver Quarterly, Diagram, Seneca Review, and other journals. She is an associate professor in the University of Kansas’ Graduate Creative Writing Program and a Keeler Intra-University Professor researching embodied memory, trauma, and arts-based healing in the School of Social Welfare. She also curates the Taproom Poetry Series and the Ad Astra Community Poetry Workshops in downtown Lawrence. She is currently working on a book about indeterminacy, attraction, and plant thinking.