Sharon White is the author of Field Notes, A Geography of Mourning, a memoir, and Bone House, a collection of poetry. Field Notes was awarded Honorable Mention for the Julia Ward Howe Prize from the Boston Authors Club. Her work has appeared in magazines and anthologies including House Beautiful, Yankee, Appalachia, and The North American Review. She has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Colorado Council on the Arts, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Artist-in-Residence Program in Rocky Mountain National Park, and others. She lives in Philadelphia and teaches at Temple University.