Melissa Ginsburg is the author of the novel Sunset City, the poetry collection Dear Weather Ghost, and two poetry chapbooks, Arbor and Double Blind. Her poems have appeared in Field, Pleiades, Jubilat, Denver Quarterly, and other magazines. She holds a BA in English from the University of Houston and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Originally from Houston, Texas, Melissa now lives in Oxford, Mississippi. She teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Mississippi.