JULIE BRUCK is from Montreal and lives in San Francisco. Her fourth collection, How to Avoid Huge Ships (Brick Books) is forthcoming in 2018. Recent work has appeared in Plume, The New Yorker, The Puritan, and The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A-Day, Her latest book, Monkey Ranch (Brick Books), received the 2012 Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry.