Kristin George Bagdanov is a PhD candidate in literature at U.C. Davis. Her dissertation “Nuclear Forms” is about how American poetry responds to and reimagines nuclear power across the cold war period. As a graduate student liaison for the Association for Literature and the Environment, she is helping to plan the 2019 ASLE conference at UC Davis. She is also a poet, and received her MFA from Colorado State University. Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Colorado Review, Puerto Del Sol and other journals. Her first full-length poetry collection, Fossils in the Making is forthcoming from Black Ocean in 2019. She is the editor for Ruminate Magazine.