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| Michal Lemberger is a teacher, editor, writer, and poet. Her prose has been published in Slate, Salon, Smithsonian, Tablet, The Smart Set, Narratively, and many more. Her poetry can be found in The Rattling Wall, Chaparral, Poppy Road Review, and The Journal of Textual Reasoning. She has a BA from Barnard College and a PhD from UCLA. Her influences are vast and eclectic: WH Auden and Gerard Manley Hopkins, Louise Gluck and Heather McHugh, travel, religious and mythic texts, pop culture, and the quotidian moments of family life. She grew up in New York, and lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two daughters, and a dog who bears more than a passing resemblance to Samuel L. Jackson's character in Pulp Fiction.