Martha Silano is the author of the book-length poetry collections The Little Office of Immaculate Conception (Saturnalia, 2011) and Blue Positive (Steel Toe Books 2006). Her poems have appeared in such places as Paris Review, Green Mountains Review, TriQuarterly, and Beloit Poetry Journal. Her work has been anthologized in over a dozen collections, including Not for Mother’s Only (Fence Books 2007) and American Poetry: the Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon University Press 2000). Martha teaches at Bellevue College, near Seattle, WA, where she lives with her two children and her forager/essayist husband, Langdon Cook.
A former resident of Multnomah Village, B.T. Shaw now lives, works, and eats pie in Northeast Portland. Her first collection, This Dirty Little Heart (University of Washington Press), won the Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry and is not quite out of print. She teaches at Portland State University and the Independent Publishing Resource Center, and she is slowly writing a series of poems based on time she spent as a reporter in Jacksonville, N.C., which is home to Camp Lejeune.
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