Aran Donovan lives in New Orleans. A graduate of the University of Arkansas MFA program and Middlebury Summer Language Schools, she was a 2012 recipient of residency at the Edward A. Albee Foundation and a 2010 Walton Family Endowment for Creative Writing fellow. She was included in Best New Poets 2013. Her poetry has recently appeared in Hobart, Juked, and Barnstorm Journal and is forthcoming in Permafrost, The Common, The Journal, and Big Lucks. She tweets sporadically @barelymarigny.