Terri McCord is a poet, teacher, and artist who earned an M.F.A. in creative writing. Recent or pending publications include Talking River Review, Pinyon, Rio Grande Review, Poetry Society of South Carolina, South85, Fall Lines and Kakalak. Her work is included in numerous anthologies, and she has won awards from Kennesaw Review, Slapering Hol, Yemassee, Southeast Poetry Review, Emrys, Hub City Press, Vermont Studio Center, South Carolina Arts Commission, Poetry Society, and more. She has been a Best of the Net and a Pushcart nominee. She has written four chapbooks and one full-length manuscript.