Faith Shearin is the author of four books of poetry: The Owl Question (May Swenson Award), The Empty House (Word Press), Moving the Piano and Telling the Bees (SFA University Press). Recent work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review and Poetry East and has been read aloud by Garrison Keillor on The Writer’s Almanac. She is the recipient of awards from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work also appears in The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary Poets and in Good Poems, American Places. She lives with her husband, her daughter and a small, opinionated dachshund in a cabin on top of a mountain in West Virginia.