The Fat Lady Travels

Cathy Smith Bowers’ collections of poetry include Like Shining from Shook Foil (2010), The Candle I Hold Up to See You (2009), and A Book of Minutes (2004), and her poems have appeared in publications such as Poetry, the Southern Review, Kenyon Review, and Ploughshares. For many years the poet-in-residence at Queens University of Charlotte, Bowers currently teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Queens and in the Haden Institute Spiritual Direction and Dream Leadership programs. From 2010 to 2012, she was poet laureate of North Carolina.

Luminare

European Scenes

Shadows

Two Kinds of Deliverance

Wind and Birds and Human Voices

Ellen Wilbur’s stories have been published widely in such journals as the Iowa Review and New Letters, and other new work is forthcoming in Yale Review and Harvard Review. Wilbur lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she teaches at the Shady Hill School.

Desire

Tapestry

The Red Room