Samuel Ace is the author of three collections of poetry: NORMAL SEX, HOME IN THREE DAYS, DON’T WASH., and most recently STEALTH, with poet Maureen Seaton. He is a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts grant, two-time finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in Poetry, winner of the Astraea Lesbian Writer’s Fund Prize in Poetry, The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, the Firecracker Alternative Book Award in poetry. He was also a 2012 finalist for the National Poetry Series. His work has been widely anthologized and has appeared in or is forthcoming from, Ploughshares, Eoagh, Spiral Orb, The Prose Poem, Kenyon Review, Rhino, 3:am, Versal, Trickhouse, The Collagist, The Volta, Mandorla, Troubling the LIne: Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics,and others. He lives in Tucson, AZ and Truth or Consequences, NM.