is a poet who recently published her memoir of a year of simple living, Sustaining Simplicity: A Journal.
Her stories and essays emerge out of her Deep Southern heritage and upbringing.
is the author of Uncertain Grace (2001), a volume of poems which received the 2000 Hayden Carruth Award for New and Emerging Poets.
trained as a Shakespearean at the University of Minnesota and teaches a range of literature and writing courses at Gustavus Adolphus College, where she is an associate professor.
His novel More Like Not Running Away (2004) won the Mary McCarthy Prize and was a finalist for the AWP Introductory Award, the James Jones Novel Award, and the Bakeless Literary Prize.
is John P. Fishwick Professor of English at Roanoke College.
is a workshop leader and award-winning short story writer whose work has been published in literary magazines and anthologized in Best Stories in Canada.