Barbara Cully is the author of two poetry collections from Penguin Books: Desire Reclining (2003) and The New Intimacy (1997), which won the National Poetry Series Award; and two collections from Kore Press: Shoreline Series (1997) and That Place Where (2011). A new collection, Under the Hours, is forthcoming from JackLeg Press in May 2012, and Cully Selected Poems is forthcoming in May 2013. She has taught in the Department of English at the University of Arizona for 26 years. She is co-editor of two writing textbooks (Pearson, 1996-2012): Writing as Revision (in its 5th ed.), and Entry Points. She has received fellowships from the Arizona Commission on the Arts and the Kayroli Foundation in Vence, France and has been Writer-in-Residence for the YMCA Writer’s Voice. In addition, she teaches writing in the Prague Summer Program at Charles University in the Czech Republic and online for Kaplan University. But mostly she is an amateur photographer and nature lover.