Sarah Barber received her MFA from the University of Virginia and her PhD from the University of Missouri. Her book, The Kissing Party, will be published in the summer of 2010 by the National Poetry Review Press. Her poems have appeared in or are forthcoming from Poetry, Malahat, Fugue, LA Review, Memorious, Juked, and The Journal, among other places. Her research looks at adaptations of Shakespeare. She teaches courses in British literature, creative writing, and film studies.