Sharon Mesmer is a poet, fiction writer, essayist and teacher. Her new poetry collection is Greetings from My Girlie Leisure Place (Bloof Books). Other collections are Annoying Diabetic Bitch, The Virgin Formica, Half Angel/Half Lunch and Vertigo Seeks Affinities (chapbook, Belladonna Books). She has also published three fiction collections, including Ma Vie à Yonago, from Hachette, in French translation. She teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs of New York University and The New School.