Mary Ruefle’s latest book is Trances of the Blast (Wave Books, 2013). Her collection of essays on poetry, Madness, Rack, and Honey, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; her Selected Poems won the 2011 William Carlos Williams Award. In addition to poetry, she has published a book of prose, Most of It, and two books of erasure, Incarnations of the Now and A Little White Shadow. Other erasure books have been exhibited in museums and galleries. She lives in Vermont.