Carrie Fountain’s first collection, Burn Lake, was a winner of the 2009 National Poetry Series Award and was published in 2010 by Penguin. Instant Winner, her second collection, was published by Penguin in 2014. Currently Writer-in-residence at St. Edward’s University, she has had work published in The New Yorker, Poetry, and Tin House. Her first novel, I’m Not Missing, was published in 2018. She currently serves as Poet Laureate of the state of Texas.