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Donna Tallent received an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. She is a lyrical essayist, an intern at Bellevue Literary Press, and the recipient of an Angell Foundation scholarship. Her work has been described as “quietly powerful” and “deftly metaphorical.” She is an alumna of the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop and AWP’s mentee program, Writer to Writer. Donna grew up in Spotsylvania, VA and now resides in Queens, NY with her husband and a gray cat named Pin.