Marissa Davis is a poet and translator from Paducah, Kentucky, now residing in Brooklyn. Her poetry has appeared or will soon appear in Poem-A-Day, Nimrod, Great River Review, Southeast Review, Rattle, Mississippi Review, and Best New Poets, among others. Her translations are published or forthcoming in Mid-American Review, RHINO, The Massachusetts Review, New England Review, and The Common. Her chapbook, My Name & Other Languages I Am Learning How to Speak (Jai-Alai Books, 2020) was selected by Danez Smith for Cave Canem’s 2019 Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady Prize. Davis holds an MFA in poetry from New York University.