Dawn Manning is the author of Postcards from the Dead Letter Office. Honors for her work include the Beullah Rose Poetry Prize, the San Miguel Writers’ Poetry Prize, the Edith Garlow Poetry Prize, and many honorable mentions, including two Pushcart nominations. She has been a Mona Van Duyn Scholar at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Her poems have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Ecotone, Fairy Tale Review, Smartish Pace, and other literary journals. She lives in the Greater Philadelphia area and works as a writer, writing consultant, and metalsmith.