Maureen Owen Maureen Owen is a poet, editor and publisher. She is the author of ten poetry titles, most recently Erosion s Pull from Coffee House Press. Her title American Rush: Selected Poems was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize and her work AE (Amelia Earhart) was a recipient of the prestigious Before Columbus American Book Award. She has had work most recently published in YAWP magazine, Columbia Review, and Talisman #28-29. Other books include Imaginary Income, Zombie Notes, a brass choir approaches the burial ground, The No-Travels Journal and Untapped Maps. A special selection of poems from her title Erosion s Pull, in collaboration with the stunning art of New York artist Yvonne Jacquette, is available from Granary Books. Her work has been included in several anthologies including Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing By Women. She has taught numerous workshops and classes in poetry and book production and her awards include grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Fund for Poetry and a Poetry Fellowship from the NEA. She has received grants, awards and fellowships for her writing from, among others, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Inc., the Fund for Poetry and the National Endowment for the Arts. She has served as program coordinator at The St. Mark s Poetry Project in New York. She attended Seattle University and San Francisco State University and teaches Creative Writing and courses in literary studies both on campus and in the low-residency MFA Creative Writing Program. Maureen is editor-in-chief of Naropa s on-line zine not enough night.