Christeene Alcosiba is the manager of operations and public programming at Emory University's Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, and an organizer with the Atlanta chapter of SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice). Her poems and articles have been published or forthcoming in Rattle, New York Quarterly, Forklift, OH, and English Journal, among others. Her first chapbook, Little Earthquakes, was the winner of the 2010 New York Book Festival Poetry Prize. She is currently working on her first full-length book of poems and prose, Doom Lyric.