Anne Barngrover is the author of Brazen Creature (2016 Akron Poetry Prize Editor’s Choice, forthcoming, University of Akron Press), Yell Hound Blues (Shipwreckt Books, 2013) and co-author, with poet Avni Vyas, of the chapbook Candy in Our Brains (CutBank, 2014). Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in North American Review, Crazyhorse, Copper Nickel, Ecotone, Ninth Letter, Mid-American Review, Blackbird, Third Coast, and others. Anne earned her BA from Denison University, her MFA from Florida State University, and her PhD from University of Missouri, where she served as Contest Editor for The Missouri Review. She has taught classes in composition, creative writing, and literature to high school or college students in Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio, and Tennessee. Anne currently lives in Nashville.