Ann Hostetler is the author of a volume of poetry, Empty Room with Light (Pandora Press 2002), which was a finalist for the Arlin G. Meyer Award in 2005, and the editor of A Cappella: Mennonite Voices in Poetry (Iowa 2003). Her poems have appeared in numerous magazines and journals including The American Scholar, Mid-America Poetry Review, The Cream City Review, and online in the Valparaiso Poetry Review, Dreamseeker Magazine, and Mennonite Life. Her poems also appear in the anthologies Making Poems: Forty Poems with Commentary by the Poets (SUNY Press 2010), Tongue Screws and Testimonies (Herald Press 2010), Common Wealth (PSU Press 2005), and Are You Experienced? (Iowa 2003). She is the mother of four and grandmother of two. She lives in Goshen, Indiana, where she is professor of English at Goshen College and serves as the web editor of the Center for Mennonite Writing Journal.