Lisa Zerkle’s work was featured in Nimrod and in Press 53’s Spotlight anthology. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Broad River Review, Tar River Poetry, The Ledge, Charlotte Viewpoint, Sixfold, poemmemoirstory, Crucible, Main Street Rag and Literary Mama, among others. She has served as President of the North Carolina Poetry Society, community columnist for The Charlotte Observer, and editor of Kakalak. Heart of the Light, her first chapbook, is available from Finishing Line Press. She is currently working on a collection of poetry based on the production of energy.