Beverly Burch’s third poetry collection, Latter Days of Eve, won the John Ciardi Poetry Prize and will appear in 2019. Her first book Sweet to Burn won a Lambda Literary Award and the Gival Poetry Prize. The second, How a Mirage Works, was a finalist for the Audre Lorde Award. Her poetry and fiction have also appeared in New England Review, Willow Springs, Salamander, Tinderbox, Mudlark, Barrow Street and Poetry Northwest. She is a psychotherapist in Berkeley.