Kristen Case is the author of American Pragmatism and Poetic Practice: Crosscurrents from Emerson to Susan Howe (Camden House). Her first poetry collection, Little Arias (New Issues) won the Maine literary Award for Poetry in 2016, and her second collection, Principles of Economics (Switchback Books) won the 2018 Gatewood Prize. She received a MacDowell fellowship in 2019 for work on her third poetry collection, Daphne, still in progress. Case is co-editor of the volumes Thoreau at 200: Essays and Reassessments (Cambridge University Press) and 21|19: Contemporary Poets in the 19th-Century Archive (Milkweed Editions). She directs Thoreau’s Kalendar: A Digital Archive of the Phenological Manuscripts of Henry David Thoreau and co-directs The New Commons Project, a public humanities initiative sponsored by the Mellon Foundation. She teaches American Literature at the University of Maine at Farmington and lives in Temple, Maine.