Karina Borowicz's debut poetry volume, The Bees Are Waiting, was selected by Franz Wright for the Marick Press Poetry Prize and was named a Must-Read by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. Her poems have appeared widely, including in AGNI, Columbia Poetry Review, New Ohio Review, Nimrod, Poet Lore, Poetry Northwest, and The Southern Review and have been featured in Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and Ted Kooser's American Life in Poetry series. She has published translations from the Russian and the French. Trained as an historian, Borowicz also holds an MFA from the University of New Hampshire. She makes her home in the Connecticut River Valley of Western Massachusetts.