Colette LaBouff writes essays and poems in Roswell, New Mexico, where she is currently a part-time reference librarian at the Roswell Public Library. Her writing has recently appeared in At Length and Hotel Amerika. Last year, she was a contributor and curator for Documentum and its second issue focusing on Instagram, Pictures and Words. She is the author of one book of prose poems, Mean, published by University of Chicago Press in 2008. Originally from California, she earned an MFA in poetry and Ph.D. in English at University of California, Irvine. She curates the poetry and image feature at Zocalo Public Square.