Karen Schubert is the author of The Compost Reader (2020, Accents Publishing) and five chapbooks. Her poetry appears most recently in Reunion: The Dallas Review, Poor Yorick, New World Writing and Read+Write: 30 Days of Poetry. Her awards include a Wick Poetry Center Chapbook Prize, an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, and residencies at the Vermont Studio Center and Headlands Center for the Arts. She is Founding Director of Lit Youngstown.