About the Author
CATHERINE BOWMAN is the director of the Creative Writing Program at Indiana University and the author of the poetry collections Rock Farm (1996) and 1-800-HOT-RIBS (1993). She teaches at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass. She is the editor of Word of Mouth: Poems Featured on NPR's “All Things Considered” (2003). She lives in Bloomington, Indiana.