L.I. Henley won the 2017 Perugia Press Prize for Starshine Road, her second full-length collection. Her novella in verse, Whole Night Through, is forthcoming from What Books Press of Santa Monica. She received The Academy of American Poets University Award, The Duckabush Prize in Poetry, and two prizes from The Poet’s Billow. Starshine Road was a finalist or semi-finalist in several competitions. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Waxwing, The Sonora ReviewRust+MothDIAGRAMRhino, Glass, SpillwayThe Exposition Review, Hayden's Ferry ReviewDiode, TinderboxTupelo Quarterly, Zone3, and many other journals. She holds an M.F.A. in poetry from Pacific University of Oregon. With her husband, poet Jonathan Maule, she runs the online literary magazine, Aperçus.