Karen Lepri is the author of Incidents of Scattering (Noemi Press, 2013). Her poems, essays, reviews, and translations from Spanish have appeared in various national and international journals including Aufgabe, Boston Review, Chicago Review, Conjunctions, and Lana Turner. Her collaborative writings on feminist and anti-racist pedagogy have appeared in Feminist Spaces and Albeit. Her research interests include the politics of misrecognition, poetry, modernism, magic, and queer/critical race/decolonial theory. Lepri holds her M.F.A in Literary Arts from Brown University and is nearly finished with her Ph.D. in English at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is a member of the faculty of the Expository Writing Program at New York University. She has previously taught writing and literature at Cooper Union, Queens College, and Bard's Language & Thinking Program.