Temple Cone is the author of three books of poetry: That Singing, which is forthcoming from March Street Press; The Broken Meadow, which received the 2010 Old Seventy Creek Poetry Press Series Prize, and No Loneliness, which received the 2009 FutureCycle Press Poetry Book Prize. He has also published five poetry chapbooks and numerous poems in such journals as Virginia Quarterly Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, West Branch, and Southern Poetry Review. Awards for his work include the Anne Arundel Country Arts Council “Annie” Award in literary arts, two Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) Individual Artist Awards in Poetry, two Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prizes, the Christian Publishers Poetry Prize, and the John Lehman Award in Poetry from the Wisconsin Academy Review. An associate professor of English at the U.S. Naval Academy, he lives in Annapolis, Maryland with his wife and daughter.