Shari Wagner, is the author of The Harmonist at Nightfall: Poems of Indiana and Evening Chore, and coauthor, with her father, of A Hundred Camels: A Mission Doctor's Sojourn and Murder Trial in Somalia and Making the Rounds: Memoir of a Small-Town Doctor. Her poems and non-fiction have appeared in North American Review, The Writer’s Almanac, American Life in Poetry, and Shenandoah. Wagner has an M.F.A. from Indiana University. She is the current Indiana Poet Laureate, and teaches at the Indiana Writers Center. Born in Goshen, Indiana, she now lives in Westfield, Indiana.