Donna Salli holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Her poems and creative nonfiction have appeared in literary journals, magazines, and anthologies. She also writes fiction and drama. Her novel, A Notion of Pelicans, was released by North Star Press in 2016. Her play The Rock Farm has been performed in translation in Joensuu, Finland, and in Finnish/English productions in the US. In 2012, The Rock Farm received a staged reading and panel critique as part of PlayLab at the Great Plains Theatre Conference. Donna blogs about life as a writer in the northern Midwest: www.donnasalli.com. Now retired from teaching college English, she lives in Brainerd, Minnesota, with her husband, Bruce Eastman.