Jenny Browne is the author of three collections of poems, At Once, The Second Reason, and Dear Stranger. A former James Michener Fellow at the University of Texas, she worked for many years as a poet in the schools through the Texas Commission on the Arts and is currently a professor of English at Trinity University where she teaches courses in creative writing, women and gender studies, and environmental literature. She has received the Cecil Hemley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and two fellowships from the Texas Writers League. Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications including American Poetry Review, Garden & Gun, Oxford American, The New York Times and Tin House. She lives in downtown San Antonio with her husband, photographer Scott Martin, and their daughters Lyda and Harriet.