Carol Louise Munn is from Fort Worth, has traveled around the world, and now lives and writes in Houston. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan where she received an Academy of American Poets prize, two departmental prizes for poetry, and two fellowships for her poetry manuscript. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary journals, including Poetry. Her work has been published in ten anthologies, including Untameable City from Mutabilis Press. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has given many public readings and radio interviews in Houston and throughout the country.