Chelsea Rathburn is the author of Still Life with Mother and Knife, forthcoming from Louisiana State University Press in February 2019. Her two previous poetry collections are A Raft of Grief and The Shifting Line. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, The Atlantic Monthly, The Missouri Review, The Southern Review, New England Review, and Ploughshares, among other journals. In 2009, she received a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. A native of Miami, Florida, Chelsea now lives in the North Georgia mountains, where she directs the creative writing program at Young Harris College.