Celia Bland, Bard IWT Associate Director, leads IWT workshops both nationally and internationally. She has published 3 collections of poetry: Soft Box (2004); Madonna Comix, a collaboration with artist Dianne Kornberg (2014); and Cherokee Road Kill, with illustrations by Kyoko Miyabe (2018). She is co-editor of Jane Cooper: A Radiance of Attention (Univ. of Michigan, 2019). Poems and essays have recently appeared in the “Second Thoughts” series on the National Book Critics Circle, in Gulf Coast, Tarpaulin Sky, Vela, Big Big Wednesday, and anthologies published by Faber & Faber, Station Hill Press, and the University of Michigan.