Frances Cannon is a writer, professor, and artist currently living in Vermont. She is the Managing Director of the Sundog Poetry Center, and has previously taught at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, Champlain College, the Vermont Commons School, and the University of Iowa. She has an MFA in creative writing from Iowa and a BA from the University of Vermont. She is the author and illustrator of several books: Walter Benjamin: Reimagined, MIT Press, The Highs and Lows of Shapeshift Ma and Big-Little Frank, Gold Wake Press, Tropicalia, Vagabond Press, Uranian Fruit, Honeybee Press, and Predator/Play, Ethel Zine. She has worked for The Iowa Review, McSweeney's quarterly, The Believer, and The Lucky Peach. Her work has been published in The New York Times,Poetry Northwest, The Iowa Review, The Green Mountain Review, Vice, Lithub, The Moscow Times, The Examined Life Journal, Gastronomica, Electric Lit, Edible magazine, Mount Island, Fourth Genre, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn.