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Melanie Rae Thon is a recipient of a Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, a Whiting Award, two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and a Lannan Foundation Writer's Residency. She is the composer of thirteen works of fiction and poetry. This love song appears in As If Fire Could Hide Us, forthcoming from University of Alabama Press / FC2 in April 2023.