Camille Guthrie is the author of three previous books of poetry: Articulated Lair, In Captivity, and The Master Thief (Subpress). Her poems have appeared in a journals such as Boston Review, Conjunctions, The New Republic, Tin House, and many others. Her essays about poetry, in particular about Keats and Browning, have appeared on the Poetry Foundation website. Poems from Diamonds, including "Virgil, Hey," were included in the Best American Poetry anotlogies 2019 and 2020. She is the director of undergraduate writing at Bennington College. During her residency at MacDowell she completed her forthcoming book, Diamonds, which will appear in the fall of 2021 from BOA Editions. She also worked on new poems and a novel-in-progress called Dating Profile.