Carla Harryman’s most recent book, Baby, was published by Adventures in Poetry in the spring of 2005. She is the author of twelve books including the experimental novel Gardener of Stars (see Jacket 14) and the selection of inter-genre writings There Never Was a Rose Without a Thorn. She is a 2005 award recipient in poetry from the Foundation for Contemporary Performing Arts. She has created and collaborated in the creation of many works for interdisciplinary performance. Her most recent performance work is Mirror Play, which was performed with the musician-composer Jon Raskin on jaws harps at the San Francisco Historical Society in March 2005. She lives in the Detroit area and is on the faculty of the English Department of Wayne State University.