Nicole Walker’s nonfiction book, Quench Your Thirst with Salt won the 2011 Zone 3 nonfiction prize and will be published next year. She is also the author of a collection of poems, This Noisy Egg (Barrow Street, 2010). She edited, along with Margot Singer, Bending Genre: Essays on Nonfiction, which will be released by Continuum Press in 2013. She has been granted a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry. She currently teaches at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, and, having just finished half a homemade Philly Cheese steak using half an English muffin as a medium for the Philly and the steak, has now declared the non-carb eating day defunct.