Meg Kearney is the author of two collections of poetry: Home By Now (Four Way Books, 2009), was the winner of the 2010 PEN New England LL Winship Award, and a finalist for the Patterson Poetry Prize; and An Unkindness of Ravens (BOA, 2001). She is also the author of three novels in verse for teens and a picture book for children, Trouper (the three-legged dog) (Scholastic, 2013). Kearney is founding director of the Solstice Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program at Pine Manor College, and was associate director of the National Book Foundation for eleven years. She is a former poetry editor of Echoes, a quarterly literary journal, and a past president of the Hudson Valley Writers Association of upstate New York. For more information about Meg Kearney, visit www.megkearney.com.