Ann V. DeVilbiss has a BA in English from Indiana University. Her work has appeared in BOAAT, Crab Orchard Review, The Maine Review, Pangyrus, and elsewhere. She was a member of the spring 2016 session of AWP’s Writer to Writer mentorship program. In recognition of artistic excellence, Ann is the recipient of an Emerging Artist Award from the Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, which is supported by state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is also the recipient of the 2017 Betty Gabehart Prize from the Kentucky Women Writers Conference. She lives and works in Louisville, Kentucky.