Hilary Plum is the author of the books of essays Hole Studies and Watchfires, the collection of poetry Excisions, and the novels Strawberry Fields and They Dragged Them Through the Streets. She teaches at Cleveland State University and in the NEOMFA Program and serves as associate director of the CSU Poetry Center. With Zach Savich she edits the Open Prose Series at Rescue Press. With Zach Peckham she hosts the podcast Index for Continuance. Recent work has appeared in Astra, Chicago Review, the Cleveland Review of Books, Fence, and elsewhere.