Marci Vogel is a Los Angeles-based poet, scholar, translator, and educator. She is the author of At the Border of Wilshire & Nobody, winner of the inaugural Howling Bird Press Poetry Prize. Her poetry, translations, essays, and fiction appear in FIELD, VIDA, Jacket2, Plume, Quarter After Eight, Poet Lore, Colorado Review, and Seneca Review, among others. She is the recipient of a Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, a writer-in-residence grant from the Fondation Ténot, and a Hillary Gravendyk Memorial Scholarship from the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Her work has also earned recognition from the Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the AWP Intro Journals Project, and the James Jones Literary Society. She has been invited for readings and talks at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers, the University of Strasbourg, Kelly Writers House, the University of Pennsylvania, the School of Beaux-Arts in Tours, France, and the University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. A first-generation college student, Vogel holds a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Southern California, where she is currently a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.