Kris Bigalk is a poet and writing professor. Her first collection of poetry, Repeat the Flesh in Numbers, was published in 2012 by New York Quarterly Books. Her poetry has been published in numerous literary reviews and anthologies. She has won several grants, including two Minnesota State Arts Board Individual Artist Grants in Poetry. She has taught writing at Hamline University, and is the Director of Creative Writing at Normandale Community College. Visit krisbigalk.com.