A workshop leader, tutor, and mom with roots in spoken word, Kathryn Petruccelli holds an MA in teaching English language learners. Her professional life has included translating “Hotel California” for Hungarian high schoolers and anthologizing poetry by rival gang members. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in places like The Southern Review, New Ohio Review, Rattle, Poet Lore, and Tinderbox. Raised in the mid-Atlantic and forever longing for California's central coast, Kathryn currently resides in western Massachusetts, from which she runs online workshops and gardens when it's not snowing. She can be found on the web at poetroar.com.