Wilmer Mills, a furniture maker and sawmill operator in Sewanee, Tennessee, is currently teaching poetry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He spent his childhood in Brazil where his parents were agricultural missionaries, and earned his BA from the University of the South and has had his poetry published in, among others, Poetry, The Hudson Review, and The New Republic. Aralia Press published his first book of poetry, Right as Rain, in 1999.
On the bonus track for Volume 57, Wilmer Mills reads "Diary of a Piano Tuner's Wife" and "The Tent Delivery Woman's Ride." Click here to listen to the segment. (Left click to stream; right click to save.)