Lisa J. Cihlar’s poems have appeared in Blackbird, South Dakota Review, Green Mountains Review, Crab Creek Review, and Southern Humanities Review. She has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was also a Best of the Net nominee. Her chapbook, “The Insomniac’s House,” is available from Dancing Girl Press and a second chapbook, “This is How She Fails,” is available from Crisis Chronicles Press. She won the Blue Light Press chapbook contest and that chapbook will be published in 2014. She lives in rural southern Wisconsin.