Maureen Mulhern has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, and a MFA from the University of Iowa’s Writers Workshop. She received the Ruth Lake Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America as well as a writing fellowship from Yaddo. Her poems have appeared in Crazyhorse, Denver Quarterly, Indiana Review, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, among others. Parallax, her first book of poetry, was published by Wesleyan University Press Poetry Series. Born in Birmingham, England, Maureen spent her early years in the UK before moving to the US where she is a naturalized citizen. She is an ardent photographer, an inconsistent gardener, and a terrible cook. Her favorite photographic subjects are crows, wild turkeys, cracks in sidewalks and lost gloves. She and her husband, tenor saxophonist, Doug White, have one son, twelve cats, and are the founders of independent jazz record label, Juniper Records.