Lillias Bever grew up in Princeton, N.J., received a B.A. from Vassar College, and an M.F.A. from the University of Oregon. Her work has appeared in Poetry, Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Seneca Review, Pleiades, among others, and has been featured on Poetry Daily. She has been a resident at the MacDowell Colony and the Millay Colony for the Arts, and the recipient of a Seattle Arts Commission award.