Nancy Mitchell received an MFA from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers in 1991. She teaches in the English Department and Honors Program at Salisbury State University, and is guest lecturer for Delmarva Discussions on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. She has received grants from the Artist in the Schools Programs in Arlington, Virginia and a residency fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweetbrier, Virginia. Her poems have appeared in Agni, The Marlboro Review, Salt Hill Journal, Louisville Review, North Atlantic Review, Last Call (an anthology published by Sarabande Books) and on the website Poetry Daily. She lives in Salisbury, Maryland.