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 (Salmon, 2020). Two chapbooks, Inner Sky and typing with e.e. cummings, are from Glass Lyre Press. Her poems have appeared in Ms. Magazine, The New York Times, New Millennium Review, Split this Rock, Contemporary American Voices, String Poet, Blue Fifth Review, Pirene’s Fountain, New Verse News, Mom Egg Review, Cutthroat 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, Poetry in the Lesley University M.F.A. graduate program and is a mentor and manuscript consultant with Cutthroat Journal’s mentoring program.