Andrena Zawinski, born and raised in working class neighborhoods in Pittsburgh, PA, now lives and teaches writing in Oakland, CA. Her full collection, Traveling in Reflected Light, was released by Pig Iron Press as a Kenneth Patchen Competition winner. Her latest chapbook is Zawinski's Greatest Hits 1991-2001 from the Pudding House archival and invitational series.
Zawinksi's work has appeared widely – print publications include Rattle, Slipstream, Quarterly West, Santa Clara Review and others; online work has appeared at DisquietingMuse, OnthePage, WebdelSol, AdironakReview and elsewhere. She is Features Editor at PoetryMagazine.com