Carolyn Hembree’s poetry collection, Skinny, came out from Kore Press in 2012. Earlier this year, Trio House Books published her second collection, Rigging a Chevy into a Time Machine and Other Ways to Escape a Plague, winner of the 2015 Trio Award and the 2015 Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award. Her work has appeared in Colorado Review, Gulf Coast, The Journal, Poetry Daily, and other publications. She comes from Tennessee. She lives in New Orleans.