Elaine Sexton is Curator, Advisory Board Member, and Editor at Q Ave Press chapbooks. She is the author of two poetry collections, Sleuth (2003) and Causeway (2008), both published by New Issues Press (Western Michigan University). Her poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in numerous journals including American Poetry Review, ARTnews, Art in America, Poetry, New Letters, Prairie Schooner, The Women's Review of Books, the Writer's Chronicle (AWP), and online with Poetry Daily. Her visual work in mixed media, “Containers, Contained,” is the subject of a 2014 exhibit at Dumbo Sky Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, and has appeared in numerous journals, among them You Are Here: The Journal of Creative Geography, and Sinister Wisdom. She is the founder of the 7 Carmine poetry collective and chapbook series. She teaches text and image, bookmaking, and poetry workshops at the Sarah Lawrence College Writing Institute, in the graduate writing program at City College (CUNY), and privately.