Elizabeth Knapp is the author of The Spite House (C&R Press, 2011), winner of the 2010 De Novo Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in AGNI Online, Barrow Street, Best New PoetsThe Massachusetts Review, Mid-American Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, and River Styx, among others. The recipient of awards from the Maryland State Arts Council, Literal Latté, and Iron Horse Literary Review, she is currently Associate Professor of English at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, where she lives with her family.