Jennifer Maritza McCauley teaches at the University of Missouri, where she is working on her PhD in creative writing and literature. She is also Poetry Editor at The Missouri Review and fiction editor at Pleiades. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, CantoMundo, Kimbilio, and Sundress Academy of the Arts. Her most recent work appears in Columbia Journal, Passages North, The Los Angeles Review, Breakbeat Poets Anthology Volume 4: LatiNEXT (Haymarket Books), and elsewhere. Her cross-genre collection SCAR ON/SCAR OFF is now available from Stalking Horse Press.
Crossing the Line: Poetry of Violence and Boundaries