About the Author
C. D. WRIGHT was born on Epiphany in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. She has published four collections of poetry, and in 1981 received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts which prompted a move to Mexico. Presently she is at work on a manuscript in prose titled The Woman Who Loved Blue Duck. With Forrest Gander she edits Lost Roads Publishers, a book press. Her obsessions are art and politics. Compulsions include conversation, dining, and flower gardening. She is on the faculty at Brown University.