Holly Mitchell is a poet from Kentucky, now based in New York. A winner of an Amy Award from Poets & Writers and a Gertrude Claytor Prize from the Academy of American Poets, Holly received an MFA in Creative Writing from New York University and a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College. Holly’s debut collection, Mare’s Nest, is forthcoming from Sarabande Books in Spring 2023. Her poems have appeared in several literary journals, including Day One, Narrative Magazine, Paperbag, and Washington Square Review.