Iris Litt has a new book of poems, Snowbird, forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. She is the author of two previous books of poetry: What I Wanted to Say from Shivastan Publishing and Word Love from Cosmic Trend Publications. She has had poems, short stories and essays in many magazines and anthologies, including the Saturday Evening Post, Confrontation, The Widow’s Handbook, Bryant Literary Review, Pinyon, The New Renaissance, The Rambunctious Review, Scholastic, Atlantic Monthly (special college edition), Travellers Tales, Pacific Coast Journal, Writer’s Digest, The Writer and others. She leads writing workshops in Woodstock, NY and has taught creative writing at SUNY/Ulster, Bard College, New York Public Library, and many other venues in New York City and the Hudson Valley. She lives in Woodstock, N.Y. and New York City’s Greenwich Village and winters on Anna Maria Island, Florida, the inspiration for Snowbird.