Catherine Pierce is the author of Animals
of Habit (Kent State, 2004), winner of the Wick Chapbook Competition.
Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Slate, Third
Gulf Coast, Barrow Street, Smartish Pace, Mid-American
Bellingham Review, and elsewhere. She earned her MFA from Ohio
State University and currently lives in Columbia, Missouri, where
she is a PhD candidate/creative writing fellow at the University