Julie Sheehan 

Julie Sheehan's work has appeared in Ploughshares, Paris Review, Southwest Review, Texas Review and Western Humanities Review. Her first book of poems, Thaw, won the Poets Out Loud Prize and will be published by Fordham University Press this fall. Born in a small town in Iowa, she holds degrees from Yale and Columbia, and now lives on the East End of Long Island with her husband and son.