Camille T. Dungy is the author of three books, most recently Smith Blue. She edited Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry and co-edited the From the Fishouse poetry anthology. Her honors include an American Book Award, two Northern California Book Awards, a California Book Award silver medal, a Sustainable Arts Foundation grant, and a fellowship from the NEA. Dungy is a Professor in the English Department at Colorado State University. Her next book of poems, Trophic Cascade (Wesleyan University Press), and a collection of personal essays, Guidebook to Relative Strangers (W.W. Norton), should both be available in 2017.