Melissa Ginsburg is the author of the poetry collection Dear Weather Ghost, published by Four Way Books, and the chapbook Arbor, from New Michigan Press. Her poems have appeared in Field, Pleiades, Jubilat, Denver Quarterly, and other magazines. She holds a BA in English from the University of Houston and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Originally from Houston, Texas, Melissa now lives in Oxford, Mississippi. She teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Mississippi.