Michelle Lin is a poet, editor, and activist. She earned her MFA from the University of Pittsburgh and her BA in creative writing from the University of California, Riverside. She has taught for the LEAPS summer program, Gluck Fellows Program for the Arts, Young Writer’s Institute, and the University of Pittsburgh. She has edited for journals Hot Metal Bridge, B. E. Quarterly, and Mosaic. She currently serves as Poetry Reader for Twelfth House Journal. She works for API Legal Outreach, a social justice non-profit serving marginalized communities in the greater Bay Area. Her full length poetry collection A House Made of Water is forthcoming from Sibling Rivalry Press in 2017.