Alice Friman‘s seventh collection of poetry Blood Weather, is forthcoming from LSU press. She is a recipient of many honors including a Pushcart Prize and inclusion in Best American Poetry. She has been published in Poetry. Ploughshares, The Gettysburg Review, The Georgia Review and many others. Professor emerita of English and creative writing at the University of Indianapolis, she lives in Milledgeville, Georgia, where she was Poet-in-Residence at Georgia College.