Janine Joseph’s debut collection, Driving Without a License, Winner of the 2014 Kundiman Poetry Prize, is forthcoming in Spring 2016 from Alice James Books. Her poems have appeared in or are forthcoming from The Journal, Kenyon Review Online, Drunken Boat, Eleven Eleven, The Collagist, and elsewhere. Her libretto From My Mother’s Mother was performed as part of the Houston Grand Opera’s “Song of Houston: East + West” series. She holds an MFA from New York University and a Ph.D. from the University of Houston. Janine lives in Ogden, Utah, where she is an Assistant Professor of English at Weber State University.