Nomi Stone is an assistant professor of poetry/creative writing at the University of Texas, Dallas. Her second poetry collection Kill Class (Tupelo 2019), based on her anthropological fieldwork in military training camps across the U.S., was recently a finalist for the Julie Suk Award. Winner of a Pushcart Prize, a Fulbright fellowship, and broadcast across buses by the Poetry Society of America in Rhode Island, Stone’s poems appear recently in The Best American Poetry, The Nation, The New Republic,and elsewhere. Stone received her Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University and her MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson College. Her first anthropology monograph Pinelandia: Human Technology and American Empire/An Anthropology and Field-Poetics of Contemporary War is forthcoming (University of California Press, 2022). Follow her on Twitter @Nomi_Stone.