Miriam Atkin is a writer and performer based in New York City. Her work has been largely concerned with the possibilities of poetry as an oral medium in conversation with avant-garde film, music and dance. Miriam has contributed essays and reviews to Haunt journal, Art in America and ArtCritical, and her poetry has appeared in The Recluse, Boog City Reader and This Image journal. She was a 2014 Emerge-Surface-Be Fellow at the St. Mark’s Poetry Project and is a member of KAF, a performance and publishing collective. Miriam is a PhD candidate in English Literature at CUNY Graduate Center.