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Anna Lena Phillips Bell’s first book of poems, Ornament, won the 2016 Vassar Miller Prize and is forthcoming in spring 2017. Her projects include A Pocket Book of Forms, a letterpress-printed, travel-sized guide to poetic forms, and Forces of Attention, a series of printed objects designed to help people mediate their interactions with screened devices. The recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship in literature, she is editor of Ecotone and Lookout Books, and teaches in the creative writing department at UNC Wilmington. She calls Appalachian square dances in piedmont North Carolina and beyond.