The 2021 recipient of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts C.D. Wright Award for Poetry, Marcella Durand is a poet, essayist, and translator whose work explores the potential intersections between ecology, science, art, and poetry. Through her work, she provides a means to examine human impact on ecosystems, and she advocates for responsible and thoughtful stewardship of our world. Her most recent book, To husband is to tender, was published in fall 2021 by Black Square Editions. Other publications include November (G L O S S, 2021); The Prospect (Delete Press, 2020); Earth’s Horizons, her translation of Michèle Métail’s book-length poem, Les Horizons du sol (Black Square Editions, 2020); and Rays of the Shadow (Tent Editions). She has taught workshops and given talks on ecology and poetry at Abrons Art Center, Naropa University, The Black Earth Institute, The Poetry Project, Small Press Traffic, and other forums. She lives and works in the Lower East Side.