Arianne Zwartjes

Arianne Zwartjes is the author of an essay collection titled Detailing Trauma: A Poetic Anatomy (University of Iowa Press, 2012). Her previous works include Disem(body), The Surfacing of Excess, and (Stitched) A Surface Opens: Essays. She won the 2011 Gulf Coast prize for nonfiction, and her poetry and prose have appeared in Ninth Letter, No Tell Motel, Terrain, Cue, and Front Porch. Zwartjes serves as the director of the wilderness program at the United World College in northern New Mexico.