Prudence Arceneaux is a Creative Writing professor at Austin Community College where she has worked for thirteen years. She received her bachelor’s degree in English and Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico. While living in New Mexico she realized how much she missed the Texas environment and decided to return. Afterwards, she furthered her education in Creative Writing and obtained a Master of Fine Arts at the University of Southwest Texas in 1998. Her pieces have been published in articles and journals, and remains active on the poetry circuit.