Darlene Gold is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at Tompkins Cortland Community College. In May 2017, she received the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Her poetry has appeared in Mudfish, Pressed Wafer, The Hat and The Minnesota Review. Her chapbook, Midnight Antelopes, was published by Pressed Wafer Press. Her essay, “Pianoforte a Quatre Mains,” made the Prism International’s Creative Nonfiction Contest longlist. Her essay, “Wedding” appears in the International Anthology: Under the Volcano: The Best Writing of Our First 15 Years, Morelos Mexico, 2018. She holds a B.A. in English from Boston University, an M.F.A. in writing from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in English from Binghamton University.