Alicia Jo Rabins won the 2015 APR/Honickman First Book Prize for her collection Divinity School. She is also a composer, musician, and Torah scholar. Alicia’s poems appear in Ploughshares, 6x6, The Boston Review, and elsewhere. She teaches ancient Jewish texts to children and adults and performs internationally as a violinist and singer. Alicia lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, daughter, and son.