Beth Woodcome Platow is a poet, essayist, editor, and educator. She has published poems in Ploughshares, AGNI, Harvard Review, and Gulf Coast among other journals. She received the Grolier Prize, the PEN/New England Discovery Award, the Beyond Baroque Poetry Prize, and the Rousseau Poetry Prize. Her book of poems, Little Myths, will be published in 2015 by the National Poetry Review. She holds an MFA from Bennington College and is an Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music where she teaches courses on writing, literature, poetry, and artistry.