Alice Fulton is the author of eight books, including The Nightingales of Troy, a collection of linked stories (W.W. Norton, 2008) and Cascade Experiment: Selected Poems (W.W. Norton, 2004). She is the recipient of a 2011 American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. She has also received fellowships from the MacArthur Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, Guggenheim Foundation, Ingram Merrill Foundation, Michigan Society of Fellows, and Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Her book Felt (W.W. Norton) received the 2002 Bobbitt Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress. Her other poetry books include Sensual Math, Powers of Congress, Palladium, and Dance Script with Electric Ballerina. An essay collection, Feeling as a Foreign Language: The Good Strangeness of Poetry, was published by Graywolf Press. Fulton’s poetry and fiction have appeared in The Best American Poetry, The Best American Short Stories, and The Pushcart Prize Anthology. She has taught at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, University of California, Berkeley, and UCLA, among other institutions.