Chrissy Martin is an Assistant Professor of English at Centenary College of Louisiana. She received a PhD in poetry from Oklahoma State and an MFA in Poetry from Columbia College Chicago. Her undergraduate degree in English is from The University of Akron. She is the Poetry Editor and a founding editor for Arcturus. She has edited literary journals such as Columbia Poetry Review and RHINO Poetry. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Harpur Palate, Cherry Tree, Crab Creek Review, and Carve Magazine.