-Spires earned a PhD in English from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Illinois. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly
, StoryQuarterly, Lunch Ticket
and The Feminist Wire
, among other publications. She is a 2016 participant of the Callaloo Writer’s Workshop, a 2017 Tin House workshopee and a 2017 Sewanee
Writer's Conference Stanley Elkin Scholar. Her collection Heads of the Colored People
will be published in 2018.
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