Tammy Robacker is a Hedgebrook Writer-in-Residence award winner (2011) and a TAIP grant recipient (2009). Her poetry book Villain Songs is forthcoming with ELJ Publications in 2016. Tammy published her first collection of poetry, The Vicissitudes, in 2009 (Pearle Publications). Her manuscript, We Ate Our Mothers, Girls placed as a finalist in the Floating Bridge Chapbook Contest. Tammy’s poetry has appeared in VoiceCatcher, Duende, So to Speak, Crab Creek Review, WomenArts, Comstock Review, Cascadia Review, and Up the Staircase Quarterly. Her poem “Owen Beach Aubade” was nominated for the Best of the Net Awards (2013). Currently enrolled in the Rainier Writing Workshop MFA program in Creative Writing at Pacific Lutheran University, Tammy also volunteers at CALYX Press and lives in Oregon. Connect with the poet here.