Melissa Studdard is a Book Reviewer At-Large for The National Poetry Review and a contributing editor for both Tiferet and The Criterion. She also hosts the radio interview program, “Tiferet Talk.” Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Chelsea, Boulevard, Gradiva, The American Book Review, Literal Latte, Poets and Writers, Connecticut Review, Dash, The Smoking Poet, and elsewhere, and her first novel, Six Weeks to Yehidah, is due out this summer.