Alison Hawthorne Deming

Alison Hawthorne Deming is the author of four collections of poetry, including Science and Other Poems (winner of the Walt Whitman Award) and Rope. Her works of nonfiction include The Edges of the Civilized World (a finalist for the PEN Center USA/West Award) and Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit. The recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship Award, she is a professor of creative writing at the University of Arizona and lives in Tucson.