Maryann Corbett lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, and works for the Minnesota Legislature. She holds a doctorate in English from the University of Minnesota and is the author of Breath Control, forthcoming in 2012 from David Robert Books, and the chapbooks Gardening in a Time of War (Pudding House) and Dissonance (Scienter Press). Her poems, essays, and translations have recently appeared (or are forthcoming) in Measure, Literary Imagination, The Dark Horse, and Mezzo Cammin. Her poems have won the Lyric Memorial Award and the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize.