Michelle Lin is the author of A House Made of Water, a full-length poetry collection forthcoming from Sibling Rivalry Press in 2017. She studied poetry at the University of Pittsburgh (MFA) and the University of California, Riverside (BA). he has performed for Kearny Street Workshop’s APAture, grlhood—redefining the I // here I am, Litquake, and more. Her work was showcased in Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera’s “Lo Writer of the Week” and the Pennsylvania Center for the Book’s Public Poetry Project. She has taught for the LEAPS summer program, Gluck Fellows Program for the Arts, Young Writer’s Institute, and the University of Pittsburgh. She has edited for journals Hot Metal Bridge, B. E. Quarterly, and Mosaic. She currently serves as Poetry Reader for Twelfth House Journal. She works for API Legal Outreach, a social justice non-profit serving low-income POC in the greater Bay Area. She is a Kundiman Fellow.