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Anne Colwell, a poet and fiction writer, is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware. Her first book of poems, Believing Their Shadows, was published by Word Press. Her poem “What You Want” was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She received an Emerging Artist Award in Fiction from the Delaware State Arts Council. She also received the Dogfish Head Poetry Prize which included publication of her chapbook Father’s Occupation, Mother’s Maiden Name. Her work has appeared in several journals, including: California Quarterly, Southern Poetry Review, and Octavo.

An excerpt from her novel Holy Day appears in the February 2012 issue of The Drum.

Audio Stories by ANNE COLWELL

excerpt from Holy Day