Ann Keniston is Professor of English and Director of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, with a specialty in Contemporary American Poetry.  She is the author of two monographs, Ghostly Figures: Memory and Belatedness in Postwar American Poetry (Iowa, 2015), the 2016 winner of the Warren-Brooks Award; and Overheard Voices: Address and Subjectivity in Postmodern American Poetry (Routledge, 2006). She has coedited three volumes: The News from Poems: Essays on the 21st-century American Poetry of Engagement (Michigan, 2016, with Jeffrey Gray), The New American Poetry of Engagement: A 21st Century Anthology (McFarland, 2012, with Jeffrey Gray), and Literature after 9/11 (Routledge, 2008, with Jeanne Follansbee Quinn). She is also the author of a poetry chapbook, November Wasps: Elegies (Finishing Line, 2013) and a collection of poems, The Caution of Human Gestures (David Robert, 2005), as well as many poems in journals, including, recently, Gettysburg Review, Crazyhorse, and Literary Imagination.  Keniston is the recipient of a 2016-17 Artist Fellowship Grant from the Nevada Arts Council and a 2017 Fellowship at the Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University, and has also received additional grants from  the Nevada Arts Council, the Sierra Arts Foundation (NV), and the Somerville (MA) Arts Council.  She is at work on a new monograph tentatively entitled “Economies of Scale: North American Poetry in the Era of Financialization” and a new poetry collection entitled “Uoriginal.” She lives in Reno, Nevada.