Artress Bethany White is the author of the collection of poems Fast Fat Girls in Pink Hot Pants (2012). She has received the Mary Hambidge Distinguished Fellowship from the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts for her nonfiction and The Mona Van Duyn Scholarship in poetry from the Sewanee Writers' Conference. New nonfiction is forthcoming in The Hopkins Review and the anthology Seeking Home: Marginalization and Representation in Appalachian Letters and Song (University of Tennessee Press, 2017). Recent poetry has appeared in Poet Lore, The New Guard, Harvard Review, and Ecotone. She is associate professor of English at Carson-Newman University and resides in Knoxville, TN.