Ansel Elkins

Ansel Elkins is the author of Blue Yodel (Yale University Press, 2015), winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize. The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the North Carolina Arts Council, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, she was awarded a 2011 Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Prize. Elkins was raised in Talladega County, Alabama.