Arab-American poet Claudia F. Savage is one-half of the improvising performance duo Thick in the Throat, Honey. Her poems have been published, most recently, in Water-Stone Review, Nimrod, Denver Quarterly, Columbia, clade song, FRiGG, and the mother-centric Cordella. Her interview series, “Witness the Hour: Conversations with Arab-American Poets Across the Diaspora,” can be found in Drunken Boat. She is a Best New Poets nominee and author of Bruising Continents, The Last One Eaten: A Maligned Vegetable’s History, and The Hour of Anjali, a chapbook by four poets about the senses. Her collaboration reductions, about motherhood and ephemerality, with Detroit artist Jacklyn Brickman, is forthcoming in 2018. She lives with her husband and daughter in Portland, OR, where caffeine is a necessity.