Catherine Imbriglio is the author of the book-length serial poem Parts of the Mass, published by Burning Deck Press (2007). Her poetry and criticism have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Caliban, Conjunctions, Contemporary Literature, Denver Quarterly, Epoch, First Intensity, New American Writing, No: A Journal of the Arts, Pleiades, WebConjunctions and elsewhere. Her teaching interests include creative writing (poetry); contemporary American poetry; literary nonfiction, especially the lyric essay; cultural criticism; writing and photography; science and religion; and science writing for general audiences. A selection of her poetry is available in The Iowa Anthology of New American Poetries (Ed. Reginald Shepherd). She is a recipient of an Untermeyer fellowship in poetry, a merit award in poetry from the RI State Council on the Arts and a Brown University UCS award for excellence in teaching. She received an MA in creative writing (poetry) and a Ph.D. in American literature from Brown where she teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program.