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Lorna Wood was raised in Oberlin, Ohio, by a composer and an art historian. She received degrees in violin performance and English from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. in English from Yale University. After graduate school, she was an instructor for six years at Auburn University.

In addition to Family Values, on Kindle, Lorna’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in SpectacleformercactusPoetry WTF?! Rum PunchLiterary YardWiki LitJerry Jazz MusicianMalevolent SoapUnstitched StatesGnuMysterical-E, shufPoetryDeadman’s Tome, Between Worlds Zine, These Fragile LilacsWild Violet, Cacti Fur, Birds Piled Loosely, Every Writer, Blue Monday Review, and the anthologies Luminous Echoes (poems shortlisted for Into the Void‘s poetry contest) and Dark Magic (Owl Hollow Press), among others. In 2017, she was a finalist in the Jerry Jazz Musician contest. In 2016, she was a finalist in the 2016 Neoverse Short Story Writing Competition and the Valus’ Sigil contest at SHARKPACK Poetry Review. Her poetry has been positively reviewed on New Pages. Lorna has published essays on the American Renaissance and children’s literature, and she is currently Associate Editor of Gemini Magazine.

You can follow Lorna at drlewood@twitter.com