E. Tracy Grinnell is the author of portrait of a lesser subjectMusic or Forgetting, and Some Clear SouvenirHelen: A Fugue was published in the first volume of the Belladonna Elders Series in conversation with A Pear / Actions are Erased by Leslie Scalapino. Grinnell’s poetry has been translated into French, Serbian, and Portuguese. She currently teaches in the MFA Writing Program at Pratt Institute and lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is the founding editor and director of Litmus Press.