Born and raised in Atlanta, Adrienne Su was educated at Harvard and the University of Virginia. She is the recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, and has had residencies at MacDowell, Yaddo, The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, and The Frost Place in Franconia, NH. Her work appeared in Best American Poetry 2000 and 2013. She is an Associate Professor of English and Poet-in-Residence at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. This is her fourth book.