A former librarian, Lynne Handy has an intense love for the written word. She’s intrigued by the fusion of spiritual and earthly experience, which she addresses in poetry and fiction. Her work has been published in several journals, including Clementine Poetry Journal, Reverie Fair, Fewerthan500, and Memoir. She co-founded Open Sky Poets, a collaboration of poets in the Fox Valley in Illinois. She has participated in the Chicago Writers’ Conference, and the University of Wisconsin’s Writers’ Institute, Write by the Lake, and Pathway to Publication. She lives in central Indiana with her dogs, BoPeep and Schatzi.