Shayla Lawson is the Nonfiction Editor for Indiana Review. Her poems have appeared in several journals, including: MiPoesias, Anti-, inter|rupture, and Pluck! She was the inaugural winner of Sou’Wester’s Dr. Fred Robbins Memorial Award for Emerging Writers in poetry. Her work is supported by fellowships from the Giorgio Cini Foundation of Venice, Italy and the Toyota Alumni Fund hosted by the Kentucky Center. She teaches poetry for Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts and is a member of The Affrilachian Poets.