Edison Dupree was born in 1954 and grew up in Kinston, North Carolina. His collection Prosthesis was published in the Bluestem Award series in 1994, and his poems have appeared widely in journals. He has received fellowships from the North Carolina Arts Council, The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the MacDowell Colony. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with his wife, artist Rebecca Doughty, and works in the library at Harvard University.  He can be contacted at tedupree@fas.harvard.edu