Contributors: Beth Ann Fennelly

Beth Ann Fennelly is the director of the MFA program at the University of Mississippi, where she was named Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year. She has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, won a Pushcart prize, and been included in the Best American Poetry series three times. She has published three books of poetry, a book of essays, and a novel, The Tilted World, which she cowrote with her husband, writer Tom Franklin.