Kelly  Grey Carlisle

is the author of the memoir We Are All Shipwrecks, which received starred reviews from Library Journal and Shelf Awareness. Her essays have appeared in, Salon, Ploughshares, New England Review, The Sun, Cherry Tree, The Rumpus, River Teeth, Tampa Review, and The Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction, and have been listed as notable essays four times in Best American Essays. She is an associate professor of English at Trinity  University in San Antonio, where she is currently at work on a book about Durham Cathedral, an 11th century cathedral church in the Northeast of England.