Ange Mlinko’s most recent books are Distant Mandate (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017) and Marvelous Things Overheard (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013). She is currently poetry editor of The Nation, an associate professor at the University of Florida, and a Guggenheim fellow. Mlinko won the Randall Jarrell Award in Criticism in 2009.