Contributors: Shara McCallum

Shara McCallum, from Jamaica, has written four books, including The Water Between Us, winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. She received a Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress and a National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship. Her work has been published in the U.S., UK, Caribbean, Latin America, and Israel and has been translated into Spanish, French, and Romanian. She directs the Stadler Center for Poetry and teaches at Bucknell University.