Alice Pettway is the senior editor at Teaching Tolerance. Prior to joining SPLC, Alice taught secondary school in rural Mozambique with the Peace Corps for two years. She has nine years of editing and writing experience and holds an M.F.A. in creative writing. Alice is a former Lily Peter fellow, Raymond L. Barnes Poetry Award winner and two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Her work has appeared in many print and online journals as well as in her chapbook, Barbed Wire and Bedclothes.