Malena Mörling is the author of two books of poetry: Ocean Avenue and Astoria. She has published translations of work by nobel laureate Tomas Tranströmer. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship (2007) and a Lannan Literary Fellowship (2010). In addition to being core faculty in the low-residency MFA program at New England College, she is an Associate Professor at University of North Carolina, Wilmington. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with her husband and three sons.