Author of the article

Barbara Duffey is the author of the full-length collection I Might Be Mistaken (Word Poetry, forthcoming 2015) and the chapbooks The Circus of Forgetting (dancing girl press, 2013), and The Verge of Thirst (South Dakota State Poetry Society, 2013). A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship in poetry, she is an assistant professor of English at Dakota Wesleyan University. Her poetry has been published in such venues as Prairie Schooner, Western Humanities Review, and Best New Poets 2009, and her prose in CutBank and The Collagist. She lives in Mitchell, SD, with her husband and son.