Kathleen Peirce teaches in the MFA program
at Texas State University, San Marcos. Her books include The
Oval Hour (University of Iowa, 1999), Divided Touch, Divided
Color (Windhover Press, 1995), and Mercy (University
of Pittsburgh, 1991). Her next book, The Ardors, will
be published by Ausable Press in the spring of 2004.
Photo by George Krause