Judy Halebsky is the author of the poetry collections Tree Line and Sky=Empty, which won the New Issues Prize. Fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony, and the Canada Council for the Arts have supported her work. Her poems have been published in APR, Field, Zyzzyva and elsewhere. Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she moved to California to study poetry at Mills College. She is an associate professor at Dominican University of California and teaches in their low residency MFA program. She lives in Oakland with her nature guide spouse and young daughter.