Ana Božičević was born in Croatia in 1977, and emigrated to New York when she was nineteen. Her debut book of poems, STARS OF THE NIGHT COMMUTE (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2009), was a finalist for the 2010 Lambda Literary Award. She completed her MFA at Hunter College, and is now a PhD Candidate in English at The Graduate Center, CUNY, where she helps run the Annual Chapbook Festival, Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, and the Transculturations Seminar. Ana has read her poetry and taught at Naropa University, the University of Arizona Poetry Center, the San Francisco State University Poetry Center, and many other venues nationwide. In Fall 2010, The Feminist Press honored her as one of their 40 Under 40: The Future of Feminism award recipients. Her translation of Zvonko Karanović's Snow on Fire was awarded the PEN American Center/NYSCA grant. The anthology of translations The Day Lady Gaga Died: An Anthology of Newer New York Poets she co-edited with Željko Mitić appeared in Serbia in Fall 2011.