Anne Barngrover and Vedran Husic

101 Swallow Hall

Anne Barngrover is the author of three poetry collections: Everwhen (University of Akron Press, 2023), Brazen Creature (2016 Editor’s Choice Award, University of Akron Press, 2018), and Yell Hound Blues (Shipwreckt Books, 2013). She is also co-author, with poet Avni Vyas, of the chapbook Candy in Our Brains (CutBank, 2014). Anne’s poems have been featured in The Los Angeles Review, Ecotone, Arts & Letters, BoulevardVerse Daily, The Slowdown podcast, and others, and her nonfiction has appeared in such publications as AGNI, River Teeth, and Guernica

Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Anne earned her BA from Denison University, her MFA from Florida State University, and her PhD in English and Creative Writing from University of Missouri. She has taught at various colleges and universities in Florida, Georgia, Missouri, and Tennessee, and she has served an integral role in the summer Reynolds Young Writers Workshop for high school students at Denison University since 2008. Currently she is an Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Saint Leo University, where she directs the Low-Residency MA Program in Creative Writing. She lives in Tampa, Florida with her husband, the writer Vedran Husić.

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Vedran Husic was born in Bosnia and Herzegovina and raised in Germany and the United States. He has work published in The Gettysburg Review, The Massachusetts Review, Mississippi Review, Witness, Ecotone, Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and the National Endowment for the Arts.