Marian Aitches

teaches in the History Department at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  Her first collection of poems, Fishing for Light, won the Wings Press Whitebird Chapbook competition for 2009.  Pecan Grove Press will publish a full collection titled Ours is a Flower in the spring of 2010.  Her poems have appeared in Borderlands and The Texas Observer as well as several anthologies, including Beloved on the Earth (Holy Cow Press, 2009).