Ann Fisher-Wirth‘s two books of poems are Blue Window (Archer Books, 2003) and Five Terraces (Wind Publications, 2005). She has also published two chapbooks, The Trinket Poems (Wind, 2003) and Walking Wu Wei’s Scroll (The Drunken Boat, online, 2005). She is Professor of English at the University of Mississippi, and, for 2006, President of the 1000-member international Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE). Her work has received numerous awards, including two MS Arts Commission Fellowships, a 2003 Malahat Review Long Poem Prize, the 2004 Rita Dove Poetry Award, and the 2004 MS Institute of Arts and Letters Award. She has taught as a Fulbright Lecturer in Fribourg, Switzerland, and as a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Uppsala, Sweden. She lives in Oxford, Mississippi (USA).