Beth Ann Fennelly is the author of three poetry collections from W.W. Norton: Open House (2009; originally published by Zoo Press, 2002), Unmentionables (2008), and Tender Hooks (2004), as well as a book of nonfiction, also from W.W. Norton, Great with Child: Letters to a Young Mother (2006). She also co-authored the novel The Tilted World (William Morrow, 2013) with her husband, Tom Franklin. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and United States Artists, as well as a Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil. She directs the MFA Program at the University of Mississippi.
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