Amy Strauss Friedman is the author of the poetry collection The Eggshell Skull Rule, forthcoming from Kelsay Books, and the chapbook Gathered Bones are Known to Wander (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2016). A two time Best of the Net nominee, her poems have appeared in The Rumpus, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Escape Into Life, Red Paint Hill, decomP magazinE, and elsewhere. She was born and raised in Chicago where she taught English at Harper College and at Northwestern’s Center for Talent Development. She recently moved to Denver, Colorado where she teaches English at Columbia College. Her work can be found at amystraussfriedman.com.