Nancy Mitchell is a 2012 Pushcart Prize winner in poetry, and the author of The Near Surround (Four Way Books, 2002), Grief Hut (Cervena Barva Press, 2009), The Out-of-Body Shop (Plume Editions in 2018) and co-editor of Plume Interviews 1 (MadHat Press, 2016). Her poems have appeared in journals such as AGNI, Green Mountains Review, Poetry Daily, Washington Square Review and have been anthologized in Last Call (Sarabande Books), The Working Poet (Autumn House Press), and Plume 3, 4, & 5. She has been awarded artist in residence fellowships at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in San Angelo, Virginia and Auvillar, France, and at Spring Creek, Oregon State University. She taught Creative Writing for Maryland Summer Center for Arts, 2012-2014, and in the Environmental Studies Program and English Department at Salisbury University where she produced the annual Fulton School of the Arts festival WORDSTOCK. Mitchell currently teaches for CELL at Salisbury University in Maryland. She serves as Associate Editor of Special Features and Interviews for Plume Poetry.