Beckian Fritz Goldberg holds an M.F.A. from Vermont College and is the author of several volumes of poetry including, Body Betrayer, Never Be the Horse, Lie Awake Lake, The Book of Accident and Reliquary Fever: New and Selected Poems and Egypt From Space, a collection of prose poems. Her work has appeared widely in anthologies and journals including, The American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry 1995, Field, The Gettysburg Review, Harper's, Indiana Review, The Iowa Review, The Massachusetts Review, New American Poets of The 90s, and American Alphabets: 25 Contemporary American Poets. She has been awarded the Theodore Roethke Poetry Prize, The Gettysburg Review Annual Poetry Award, The University of Akron Press Poetry Prize, The Field Poetry Prize and a Pushcart Prize. She teaches Creative Writing at Arizona State University.