LINDA GREGG has published eight collections of poetry, including Too Bright to See (1981); Alma (1985); Things and Flesh (1999), a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award for Poetry; and All of It Singing: New and Selected Poems, a Los Angeles Times Favorite Book of 2008, and winner of the Poetry Society of America’s William Carlos Williams Award. She has edited the Complete Gregg, and received a Whiting Writers’ Award, the Sara Teasdale Award, the PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry, the Jerome J. Shestack Poetry Prize, and numerous Pushcart Prizes. She has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Lannan Literary Foundation. Gregg has taught at the University of Iowa, the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University, UNC Greensboro, Princeton, and most recently at the Michener Center for Writers, University of Texas, Austin. She lives in New York.