Lorna Knowles Blake lives in New Orleans and Cape Cod. Her first poetry collection, Permanent Address, won the Richard Snyder Award and was published by Ashland University Press in 2008. She serves on the editorial board of the journal Barrow Street and on the advisory board of Poetry Sunday, a weekly program of WCAI, Cape Cod’s public radio station. Her poems, translations, essays and reviews appear regularly in literary journals, both in print and online. Green Hill was the winner of 2017 Able Muse Book Award.