Avery M. Guess (@averymguess) received a 2015 NEA Fellowship for Poetry. She’s a PhD student at USD and assistant editor for poetry at South Dakota Review. Recent publications include poems in diode, Rogue Agent, Glass, Tinderbox, and Rust + Moth, and creative non-fiction in Entropy andThe Manifest-Station. Her chapbook, The Patient Admits, is out from dancing girl press, and her full-length collection of poetry, The Truth Is, will be published in 2019 by Black Lawrence Press. Avery’s website is averymguess.com.