Bronwen Tate’s debut poetry collection The Silk the Moths Ignore, National Winner of the 2019 Hillary Gravendyk Prize, is forthcoming from Inlandia Institute. A citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, Bronwen earned an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University and a PhD in Comparative Literature from Stanford University. Her poems and essays have appeared in publications including CV2, Bennington Review, The Rumpus, and the Journal of Modern Literature. After completing a Postdoc as a Thinking Matters Fellow at Stanford, she served as Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and Director of Writing at Marlboro College in Vermont. Her work has been supported by Stanford’s DARE (Diversifying Academia Recruiting Excellence) Dissertation Fellowship, as well as by fellowships from the Stanford Humanities Center and Vermont Studio Center.