Anne Barngrover is the author of Brazen Creature (Finalist for the 2019 Ohioana Award for Poetry, University of Akron Press, 2018), Yell Hound Blues (Shipwreckt Books, 2013) and co-author, with poet Avni Vyas, of the chapbook Candy in Our Brains (CutBank, 2014). Her poems have been published or forthcoming in North American Review, Copper Nickel, Ecotone, Third Coast, Crazyhorse, Mid-American Review, Boulevard, and others, and her nonfiction has been published in River Teeth, Grimoire, and Bellingham Review.
Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Anne earned her BA from Denison University, her MFA from Florida State University, and her PhD in English and Creative Writing from University of Missouri. She has taught at various colleges and universities in Florida, Georgia, Missouri, and Tennessee, and she has served an integral role in the summer Reynolds Young Writers Workshop for high school students at Denison University since 2008. Currently she is an assistant professor of English and Creative Writing at Saint Leo University, where she is on faculty in the Low-Residency MA Program in Creative Writing. She lives in Tampa, Florida among gators, sandhill cranes, and wild hogs (heard but not seen--yet).