Carole Giangrande’s poems have been published in Grain, Spiritus, The New Quarterly, Braided Way, Queens Quarterly and Prairie Fire. She has published ten prose books, including Midsummer (Inanna Publications); Missing Persons and An Ordinary Star (Cormorant Books); and A Gardener on the Moon (Quattro Books). She won the Independent Publishers Gold Medal for Literary Fiction in 2018 for her novel All That Is Solid Melts Into Air and shared the Silver Medal for Literary Fiction in 2020 for her novel The Tender Birds, both from Inanna Publications. Her first poetry collection, This May Be The Year, is forthcoming from Inanna too. Visit her website at