Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Billy Lombardo
Doug Ramspeck teaches at the Ohio State University at Lima. His prizes include the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Leslie Adrienne Miller, the Barrow Street Prize, selected by Mary Ruefle, and the Michael Waters Prize from Southern Indiana Review Press. A graduate of Kenyon College and the University of California at Irvine, he lives in Lima with his wife, Beth Sutton-Ramspeck. They have a daughter, Lee, who lives in North Carolina. The Owl That Carries Us Away is his first fiction book. He is the author of five books of poetry.