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Yael Massen is currently a 2L at The Maurer School of Law at Indiana University, Bloomington, where she also received her MFA in Creative Writing. Her poems and translations can be found within the pages and URLs of Colorado Review, DIAGRAM, Third Coast, The Journal, and Waxwing. Yael is the recipient of the 2016 Vera Meyer Strube Academy of American Poets Award and the 2016 Kraft-Kinsey Award from the Kinsey Institute.  Yael served as Nonfiction Editor and Associate Poetry Editor of Indiana Review and most recently read submissions for Quarterly West. Yael volunteers as an On-Scene Advocate and a Legal Advocate for victims of sexual violence at Middle Way House.