About the Author

Maria Rosales was born in London, and lived in Europe, North Africa, Canada, and Hawaii before settling in California. Her poems have appeared in ByLine, Poetry Depth Quarterly, Poetalk, Meridian, and Nashville Newsletter, as well as several anthologies. She has won awards from the Ina Coolbrith Circle, and Artists Embassy International. Maria hosted the PrimoPoets series in the East Bay for several years. She enjoys working on collaborative dance/poetry pieces with Moving Arts Dance. During the day, she bluffs her way through a left-brained job as an IT professional. She and her husband Marco are building a retreat for Artists in Yucatan, Mexico.

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