Dianne Stepp’s poems have appeared in many literary journals and anthologies, including High Desert Journal, TAMSEN, Cider Press Review, Comstock Review, Windfall, Portland Lights and Regrets Only. She is a recipient of an Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship and a writer’s residency at Caldera. Her two chapbooks, “Half-Moon of Clay” and “Sweet Mercies” were published by Finishing Line Press in 2006 and 2017 respectively. She is a graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program in Poetry. Dianne lives in Portland with her husband, Mike, one rat terrier, 8 pullets and a big garden. She is working on her third poetry collection.