Sydney Tammarine‘s work has appeared in Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, and other journals. Her essay “Blue Hour” was selected as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2021. She is the translator of two collections of poetry by Christian Formoso: The Most Beautiful Cemetery in Chile / El cementerio más hermoso de Chile and Pavilion of the Names / Pabellón de los nombres (Cuadernos de Casa Bermeja in Argentina and MAGO Editores in Chile). She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Hollins University and is Associate Professor of English at New Mexico Military Institute. You can find her at