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Stacia M. Fleegal’s nonfiction has appeared in Salon, Scary Mommy, ESME (Empowering Solo Moms Everywhere), Quaint Magazine, and more. She is also the author of two full-length and three chapbook poetry collections, most recently antidote (Winged City Press, 2013), and her poems are forthcoming in Literary Mama and NELLE, have been three times nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and have appeared in North American Review, Fourth River, Barn Owl Review, decomP’s Best of 10 Years anthology, Best of the Net 2011, and more. She is director of the Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing, blogs about solo mothering, memoir, and survival at anotherwritingmom, and tweets as @shapeshifter43.