Pam Bernard is a poet and painter, an editor, and an adjunct professor of creative writing at the New Hampshire Institute of Art and Franklin Pierce University. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the Graduate Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College and an AB from Harvard University in History of Art. She has received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Creative Writing, two Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowships, a MacDowell Residency, and the Pablo Neruda and Grolier Prizes. TriQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, Cimarron Review, and Nimrod are among the many journals in which her work has appeared. Of her four published books, three are full-length collections of poetry, and a novel-in-verse, entitled Esther, was published by CavanKerry Press in 2015.