Linda Annas Ferguson is the author of five collections of poetry including Dirt Sandwich (Press 53, 2009). She was a featured poet for the Library of Congress Poetry at Noon Series. Her work was nominated for two 2009 Pushcart Prizes and the Best of the Net Award and has been featured on Verse Daily. Most recently, she was a finalist in the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award. She was the 2005 Poetry Fellow for the South Carolina Arts Commission and served as the 2003-04 Poet-in-Residence for the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, S.C. A recipient of the Poetry Fellowship of the South Carolina Academy of Authors, she was also a finalist in the 2007, 2008, and 2010 Oscar Arnold Young Book Award from the Poetry Council of NC and the 2008 Brockman Campbell Poetry Book Award of the NC Poetry Society. She now lives in Charleston, SC. More information at: www.lindaannasferguson.com.