BETH ANN FENNELLY has won grants from the NEA, United States Artists, and a Fulbright to Brazil. Her honors include the Kenyon Review Prize and three inclusions in The Best American Poetry. Fennelly has published three volumes of poetry, along with her nonfiction book, Great with Child. She directs the University of Mississippi’s MFA program, where she was named the 2011 Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Tom and Beth Ann are married, and live in Oxford, Mississippi with their three children.