MPS Poet of the Year 2014, her first book of poetry will be out at the end of April. Wynne Huddleston's poetry has been published in 60+ publications including the Birmingham Arts Journal, Emerald Tales, Camroc Press Review, Gemini Magazine, Stymie Magazine, The Shine Journal, joyful!, Danse Macabre, From the Porch Swing, The Battered Suitcase, Orange Room Review, New Fairy Tales Anthology, Ink, Sweat & Tears, & Four and Twenty. A member of the Mississippi Poetry Society and the Mississippi Writers Guild,. Awards include the 2013 MPS Award, 1st Place Winner of the Grandmother Earth National Contest 2010--Environmental Poetry Division, poetry winner in the Enchanted Conversation's Daughters of the Air Contest. MS. Ms. Huddleston obtained a Master’s of Music Education from the University of Southern Mississippi, and has studied graduate level creative writing at the University of West Alabama. Ms. Huddleston was born in Lone Star, Texas, but has lived in Mississippi most of her life. She has been an elementary music teacher for 24 years, and has 2 grown sons, and 2 grandchildren.