Lee Sharkey

is as a writer, teacher, and editor. Her publications include six chapbooks and four fulllength volumes: Calendars of Fire (Tupelo Press, 2013); A Darker, Sweeter String (Off the Grid Press, 2008); To A Vanished World (Puckerbrush, 1995); and Walking Backwards, which will be published by Tupelo Press in the fall of 2016. She was the Maine Arts Commission’s 2010 Fellow in Literary Arts and recipient of the 1997 Rainmaker Award in Poetry. Since 2003, she has coedited the Beloit Poetry Journal.