Martha Silano is the author of four books of poetry, including Reckless Lovely and The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception. She also co-edited, with Kelli Russell Agodon, The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts for your Writing Practice. Martha’s work has appeared in Poetry, Paris Review, and American Poetry Review, among others. Saturnalia Books will release her fifth poetry collection, Gravity Assist, in early 2019. She teaches at Bellevue College.