Maureen Buchanan Jones is the Executive Director of Amherst Writers & Artists and leads creative writing workshops in Amherst, Massachusetts, under her business, Writing Full Tilt. Her poetry has appeared in Woman in Natural Resources, 13th Moon, Peregrine, North Dakota Quarterly, Letters from Daughters to Fathers, WriterAdvice, Equinox, Calyx, and Chrysalis. Her book of poems, blessed are the menial chores, is available on her website: www.writingfulltilt.com. Maureen’s novel, Maud & Addie, is with Writer’s House of New York. She holds a Ph.D. in English Literature.