lives with her husband and one Abyssinian cat on a small organic farm in Gibsonville, NC, USA. She has written poetry since the age of five and tanka for over ten years. Her poems have appeared in many journals and may also be found on her blog, The Grass Minstrel. Her tanka collection, moonlight on water (Skylark Publishing), appeared in 2016. She is Reviews & Features Editor of Skylark: a Tanka Journal.