Dana Roeser is the author of the poetry collections The Theme of Tonight’s Party Has Been Changed, Beautiful Motion, and In the Truth Room. She is the recipient of the Juniper Prize, the Samuel French Morse Prize, the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award, and an NEA Fellowship. She holds an M.F.A. from the University of Virginia. Roeser has taught in the graduate M.F.A. in Poetry programs at Purdue and Butler Universities. She lives in Lafayette, Indiana.