Shelley Stenhouse's collection, PANTS, won the 1999 Pavement Saw Press award. She received a 2001 New York Foundation for the Arts poetry fellowship, a 2000 Allen Ginsberg award, two Pushcart prize nominations (one by Tony Hoagland) and her work has been excerpted in Poet's Market. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in The Antioch Review, Prairie Schooner, Quarterly West, Third Coast, Washington Square, Paterson Literary Review, Mudfish, Poetry after 9-11: An Anthology of New York Poets and will appear soon in Brooklyn Rail and New York Quarterly. In 2000, Shelley recorded her poem “Pants” for the Oxygen television network. In September 2002, she read work from Poetry After 9/11 on NPR’s All Things Considered and NY 1 TV News.