Paige Sullivan was born, raised, and educated in Georgia. She completed her B.A. at Agnes Scott College and earned her M.F.A. at Georgia State University, completing a thesis under the direction of David Bottoms. While at Georgia State, she served as an assistant editor of Five Points, then as the poetry editor of New South. She has received support from the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, the Tin House Winter Workshop, and the Poetry Foundation 's Poetry Incubator. In addition to essays, articles, and book reviews, her poetry has appeared in Arts & Letters, Ninth Letter, American Literary Review, Tampa Review, and other journals. Her work was recently nominated for Best New Poets, and her chapbook manuscript APPETITE was a finalist for the 2018 Rabbit Catastrophe Press “Girls Like Us” Chapbook Contest. Poems from a collaborative chapbook project, DUETS, co-authored with the poet Andrea Rogers, were published in THEY SAID: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (Black Lawrence Press, 2018). Presently, she is at work on her first full-length manuscript, CLOSE ENOUGH TO BURN. Her one-bedroom apartment in Atlanta is filled with a husband, a dog, and two cats. She’s handling it.