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Jennifer Elise Foerster is the author of two books of poetry, Leaving Tulsa and Bright Raft in the Afterweather. An alumna of the Institute of American Indian Arts, she received her PhD at the University of Denver and her MFA at Vermont College of the Fine Arts. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry. Foerster is of European (German/Dutch) and Mvskoke descent, and is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma. She lives in San Francisco.