Vievee Francis, is the author of two poetry collections Blue-Tail Fly (WSU Press, 2006) and Horse in the Dark (Northwestern University Press, 2012). Her work has appeared in various journals including Boxcar Review, Indiana Review and Best American Poetry 2010 among others. Work is forthcoming in Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry. She was the recipient of a 2009 Rona Jaffe Award and a 2010 Kresge Artist Fellowship. A Cave Canem Fellow, she is currently an Associate Editor for Callaloo.