MARY RUEFLE's latest book is Madness, Rack, and Honey (Wave Books, 2012), a collection of her lectures, all of which were given at VCFA over the years. Her Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2010) won the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has won many awards for her work, including an NEA, a Whiting Award, a Guggenheim, and an Award in Literature from The American Academy of Arts and Letters. She also makes one-of-a-kind erasure books, which have been exhibited in museums and galleries. Mary lives in southern Vermont.