Karen Greenbaum-Maya is a retired clinical psychologist, former German major and writer of restaurant reviews, and, a two-time Pushcart and Best of the Net nominee. Her first full sentence was, “Look at the moon!” Poems have appeared in B O D Y, Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, Riddled with Arrows, Comstock Poetry Review, Heron Tree, Waccamaw, Spillway, and Rappahannock Poetry Review. She received Special Merit designations from B.F. Fairchild and Marge Piercy in Comstock’s Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial competition. Collections include The Book of Knots and their Untying (Kelsay Books) and the chapbooks "Burrowing Song," "Eggs Satori," and "Kafka’s Cat" (Kattywompus Press). She co-curates Fourth Sundays, a poetry series in Claremont, California.