Wendy Drexler’s first book-length collection, Western Motel, was published in 2012 by Turning Point. Her poems have appeared in Barrow Street, Blood Orange Review, Cider Press Review (2011 Pushcart Prize nominee), Mid-American Review (2012 Pushcart Prize nominee), Nimrod (semi-finalist, 2006 Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize), Off the Coast, Poetry East, RHINO, Salamander, and other journals, and featured on Verse Daily and in the anthologies Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust and Burning Bright. Her chapbook, Drive-Ins, Gas Stations, the Bright Motels (Pudding House, 2007), was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is a poetry editor for Sanctuary magazine. Her website is wendydrexlerpoetry.com.