Jennifer Kronovet is the author of the poetry collection Awayward. She cotranslated The Acrobat, the selected poems of experimental Yiddish writer Celia Dropkin. Under the name Jennifer Stern, she cotranslated Empty Chairs, the poetry of Chinese writer Liu Xia. She received an MFA in Creative Writing and an MA in Applied Linguistics and recently was the Writer-in-Residence at Washington University in St. Louis. A native New Yorker, she’s also lived in several cities in the Midwest and in China.