Geri Doran’s first poetry collection, Resin (LSU, 2005), was selected by Henri Cole for the Academy of American Poets’ 2004 Walt Whitman Award. Sanderlings was chosen twice as runner-up for Tupelo Press’s Dorset Prize, selected by Ilya Kaminsky (2009) and Jane Hirshfield (2010). She has received the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and Oregon Literary Arts. Raised in Montana, she holds degrees from Vassar College and the University of Florida and has also studied at Clare College, Cambridge, and Stanford University. She currently teaches creative writing at the University of Oregon in Eugene.