Alice Fulton is the author of eight books of poetry, fiction, and essays, including her first story collection, The Nightingales of Troy (2008). Her most recent book of poems is Cascade Experiment: Selected Poems. Her collection Felt was awarded the 2002 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress, and was selected by the Los Angeles Times as one of the Best Books of 2001. Her other books include Sensual Math, Powers Of Congress, and Palladium. She has received fellowships from the MacArthur Foundation, The Ingram Merrill Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and others, and she’s been included both in Best American Poetry and Best American Short Stories. She is presently the Ann S. Bowers Professor of English at Cornell University.