Tracey Knapp received her B.F.A. from Syracuse University in 1998, where she was awarded the Raymond Carver Award for Best Group of Poems by an Undergraduate. The Kat Ran Press, an independent rare book printing press, published her first book of poems, Match in a Bottle (1997). This limited edition also included original drawings by artist Kurt Goehde, and was awarded the Florida Fonteneda Society’s Book of the Year, as a mention in Antiquarian Monthly, Josvatteller’s Rare Books, Phillip Hill Books, and Veatches’ the Art of the Book. Tracey currently works in publishing. She was a recent participant in the Catskill Poetry Workshop at Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY.