Barbara Siegel Carlson grew up in Cranford, New Jersey. She is a graduate of University of Rhode Island and the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA Program. She is the author of Fire Road (Dream Horse Press, 2013). She is co-translator, with Ana Jelnikar, of Look Back, Look Ahead Selected Poems of Srecko Kosovel and the author of the chapbook Between this Quivering. Her poems and translations have appeared in NOR (New Ohio Review), The Carolina Quarterly, Asheville Poetry Review, The Literary Review, Mid-American Review, Cutthroat, Prairie Schooner, Agni and elsewhere. She lives in Carver, Massachusetts.