About the author

Greg Alan Brownderville, a native of Pumpkin Bend, Arkansas, is the author of one collection of poems, titled Gust (Northwestern University Press, 2011). He has received a Porter Fund poetry prize, a Tennessee Williams scholarship from the Sewanee Writers' Conference, a Voice-Only Poetry prize from The Missouri Review, and the University of Nebraska's Jane Geske Award, among other accolades, and he publishes regularly in periodicals such as Prairie Schooner, the Oxford American, and Gravy.

Brownderville completed an MFA in poetry at the University of Mississippi in 2008 and currently teaches creative writing at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri.