Daye Phillippo is a graduate of Purdue University and Warren Wilson MFA for Writers. She is the recipient of The Elizabeth George Grant and a Mortarboard Fellowship for poetry. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Shenandoah, Natural Bridge, Crux, Ruminate, The Fourth River, Cider Press Review and others. She teaches English at Purdue Polytechnic Lafayette. She lives in a creaky, old farmhouse on twenty rural acres in Indiana with her husband and their youngest son.