Brigitte Byrd is a French-American poet, author of three books of poems, most recently Song of a Living Room (Ahsahta Press). She received a Ph. D. in English (Poetry as a Genre and Theory of Performance) from Florida State University in 2003. She is an Associate Professor of English at Clayton State University where she teaches creative writing and literature. She is also an editorial reviewer for Confluence: The Journal of Graduate Liberal Studies. Brigitte lives in Atlanta.