Tracey Knapp is a poet living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She works in graphic design and communications. Knapp's first full-length collection of poems, Mouth, won the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award and was published in 2015. Tracey has won awards and scholarships from La Romita School of Art in Terni, Italy, the Tin House Writers’ Workshop, and the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fund. Her work has been anthologized in Best New Poets, The Cento: A Collection of Collage Poems, and has appeared in Poetry Daily,Five Points, Miracle Monacle, The Hampden Sydney Poetry Review, The New Ohio Review and elsewhere. Tracey holds a Masters in poetry from Boston University, a Masters in English from Ohio University, and a BFA in Studio Arts from Syracuse University, where she majored in ceramics, and minored in painting and English textual studies. While at Syracuse, Tracey collaborated with bookmaker Michael Russem and artist Kurt Gohde to create a limited edition book of 7 poems with corresponding "smoke drawings", Match in a Bottle. The book sold out immediately and earned critical acclaim across the niche art book community. It's currently archived in many private and public library collections around the world.