Lilah Hegnauer is the current Amy Clampitt Poet in Residence in Lenox, Massachusetts. Her second book of poetry, Pantry, won the Hub City Press New Southern Voices Poetry Award selected by D.A. Powell, and will be published in 2014. She is also the author of Dark Under Kiganda Stars (Ausable Press 2005). Her poems have been published in such journals as The Kenyon Review, FIELD, AGNI, Ploughshares, Blackbird, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Gastronomica, and Quarterly West. Her book reviews have been published in the Virginia Quarterly Review. She has taught poetry workshops and American Literature at the University of Virginia, Sweet Briar College, James Madison University, and the UVA Young Writers Workshop.