Robin Behn

is the author of three books of poetry, Paper Bird (Texas Tech), which won the AWP Award Series in Poetry, The Red Hour (HarperCollins), and Horizon Note (University of Wisconsin Press), which won the Brittingham Prize, and the chapbooks The Oboist and Naked Writing.  She is also co editor of the Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises from Poets Who Teach (HarperCollins, 1992).  The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Guggenheim fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and fellowships from the arts councils of Illinois and Alabama, she is Professor of English at the University of Alabama.