David Wojahn’s eighth collection, World Tree, was published by the University of Pittbsurgh Press in 2011. His previous collection, Interrogation Palace: New and Selected Poems 1982-2004 (University of Pittsburgh, 2006) was a named finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the O. B. Hardison Award from the Folger Shakespeare Library. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEA fellowships, the Amy Lowell Traveling Poetry Scholarship, and the Carole Weinstein Poetry Prize. He teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University and Vermont College of the Fine Arts.