Dorothy Friedman August is a widely published, award-winning poet, who has published two books of poetry and two more books will be published by Poets Wear Prada and Autonomedia: The L Shaped Room and Drinking Alaska. She has received two New York Foundation of the Arts fellowships and most recently an Acker award. Her work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies, most recently in Tribes WORD anthology, Bright Hill Press 25th Anniversary Anthology, Sensitive Skin, Many Mountains Moving, The Long Islander, Poetry Bay, Home Planet News and Brownstone Poets. She has also published poems in The Partisan Review, Hanging Loose, The California Quarterly, and The Centennial Review, among others. She received an MFA from Brooklyn College where she studied with John Ashbery, and teaches writing at Fordham University, CSI, and Empire State College. She also writes art and books reviews, edits a zine, WHITE RABBIT, and is working on a memoir.