Traci Brimhall

Traci Brimhall is the author of Our Lady of the Ruins (W.W. Norton), selected by Carolyn Forché for the 2011 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and Rookery (Southern Illinois University Press), winner of the 2009 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Kenyon Review, Slate, Ploughshares, The New Republic, The Believer, and Best American Poetry. She's received fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, Kings/Chávez/Parks Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.