Timothy Donnelly is the author of Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove, 2003) and The Cloud Corporation (Wave, 2010; Picador, 2011), winner of the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His chapbook Hymn to Life was recently published by Factory Hollow Press. With John Ashbery and Geoffrey G. O’Brien, he is the co-author of Three Poets published by Minus A Press in 2012. His poems have been widely anthologized and translated and have appeared or are forthcoming in Fence, Harper’s, Harvard Review, The Iowa Review, The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. He is a recipient of The Paris Review‘s Bernard F. Conners Prize and the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award as well as fellowships from the New York State Writers Institute and the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He is currently the Chair of the Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts and poetry editor of Boston Review. He lives in Brooklyn with his family.