KATRINA VANDENBERG is a 1997 graduate of the University of Arkansas MFA program; she returned to the program in 2005-2006 as its visiting assistant professor. Her first book of poems, ATLAS (Milkweed Editions, 2004), was a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award. She has won fellowships from the Fulbright, Bush, and McKnight foundations, and lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota with her husband, novelist John Reimringer.