Lori Desrosiers’ poetry books are The Philosopher’s Daughter (Salmon Poetry, Ireland, 2013), Sometimes I Hear the Clock Speak (Salmon, 2016) and Keeping Planes in the Air (coming from Salmon, 2019). Two chapbooks, Inner Sky and typing with e.e. cummings, are from Glass Lyre Press. Her poems have appeared in New Millenium Review, Split this Rock, Contemporary American Voices, Best Indie Lit New England, String Poet, Blue Fifth Review, Pirene’s Fountain, New Verse News, Mom Egg Review, The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish-American Poetry and many other journals and anthologies. She holds an MFA in Poetry from New England College. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She edits Naugatuck River Review, a journal of narrative poetry and Wordpeace.co, an online journal dedicated to social justice. She teaches Literature and Composition at Westfield State University and Holyoke Community College, and Poetry in the Lesley University M.F.A. graduate program.