Sharon Venezio received an MA in creative writing from San Francisco State University. Her first full-length collection of poems, The Silence of Doorways, was released by Moon Tide Press in March 2013. Her poems have appeared in Bellevue Literary Review, Chaparral, Midway Journal, Reed, Transfer, and elsewhere. She is co-director of the Valley Contemporary Poets and works as a behavior analyst in Los Angeles. Read more at www.sharonvenezio.com.