is a four time Pushcart nominee. She has won a 2009 fellowship as an established professional from the Delaware Division of the Arts. In addition, her first poetry manuscript was nominated for the Robert McGovern prize, Ashland University. She has also been published in On the Mason Dixon Line: An Anthology of Contemporary Delaware Writers. Currently, she serves on the poetry board of Philadelphia Stories. Her first collection, They Abide, is forthcoming from March Street Press. She lives with her husband in Rehoboth Beach. Her nine grandchildren live one block away.