About the Author
A native New Yorker, NANCY NAOMI CARLSON’s full-length collection of poetry, Kings Highway, won the 1997 Writers’ Publishing House competition. She also was a winner of The Ledge 2002 Poetry Awards competition. Featured on Poetry Daily, her work has also appeared in Poet Lore, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Shenandoah, Southern Humanities Review, Southern Poetry Review, Texas Review, and elsewhere. She is an editor for Tupelo Press and runs a community writers’ group at Barnes and Noble.