Alarie Tennille graduated from the University of Virginia in the first class admitting women. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where she serves on the Emeritus Board of The Writers Place. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals including Midwest Quarterly Review, Tipton Review, I-70 Review, and Poetry East. Her newest poetry collection is Waking on the Moon (Kelsay Books). Please visit her at alariepoet.com.