Lynn Otto is the author of Real Daughter, winner of Unicorn Press’s 2017 First Book Award. Her work has also been published in Iron Horse Literary Review, Raleigh Review, Sequestrum, and other journals. She has an MFA in creative writing from Portland State University (Oregon), where she received the Excellence Fellowship in Poetry. In 2015/16, Otto was a resident associate at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina. She has given readings and workshops in the U.S., Canada, and France, and works as freelance copy editor and writing mentor.