Mary Petrosky received her MFA from Antioch University and is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in several literary magazines, including the Journal of New Jersey Poets, Calyx, Tattoo Highway, Kalliope, and the Metronome of Aptekarsky Ostrov, a bilingual journal published in St. Petersburg, Russia. Her work has also been anthologized in Above Us Only Sky: An Anthology of Atheist Poetry (Incarnate Muse Press, 2003). She is the recipient of a fellowship from the Summer Literary Seminars and has been a finalist in numerous poetry competitions. Petrosky lives in San Mateo, California, where she works as a freelance writer and co-organizer of the Peninsula Literary Series.
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