C. E. Perry graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 1992 and Dartmouth Medical School in 1999. She has worked as a waitress, construction worker and nursing assistant as well as a poetry instructor, and a physician for the Navajo Nation in New Mexico. Her work has been published in Southeast Review, Harpur Palate, Margie, Pool, and Ploughshares. Sarabande Books published her first book of poetry, Night Work, in 2009. She is a family medicine physician in Madison, Wisconsin where she lives an a 107 year old house with her family.
Wendy Vardaman lives in Madison, Wisconsin and is the author of Obstructed View (Fireweed Press 2009). She works for The Young Shakespeare Players (a children’s theater company), co-edits Verse Wisconsin, has three children, and does not own a car. In addition to poetry, she writes essays and interviews, which have appeared in Poetry Daily, Women’s Review of Books, and on Poets.org.
Verse Wisconsin, and the coordinator of her local school’s bake sales. She’s the author of Quiver (Red Dragonfly Press, 2009) and Given These Magics (Finishing Line Press, 2010). A third chapbook, Gauguin in California, is forthcoming from Desperado Press. She has been featured at Verse Daily and Your Daily Poem. She lives in Madison with her husband and two children, where she searches for a good recipe for pear pie and the missing game pieces for Chutes and Ladders. Her most recent hobby is shouting herself hoarse down at the Capitol.