Wendy Mnookin’s latest book, Dinner with Emerson, was recently published by Tiger Bark Press. Her earlier books, The Moon Makes Its Own Plea (2008), What He Took (2002), To Get Here (1999), and Guenever Speaks (1991), a book of persona poems, were all published by BOA Editions. Her work has appeared in The Delmarva Review, Nimrod, Prairie Schooner, Salamander, and Solstice, as well as other journals; also featured on Poetry Daily and on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac. She received in NEA Fellowship in Writing, and has taught poetry at Emerson College, Boston College, and Grub Street, a non-profit writing program in Boston, and at various summer workshops. She lives in Newton, Massachusetts.