Deborah Mashibini-Prior is a poet, enthusiastic amateur photographer, and explorer of other creative processes. She grew up in northern New England, went off to explore a bit of the world, and then returned after more than 30 years to marry her first boyfriend. She lives in Enfield, New Hampshire, and serves as Community Outreach Manager for AVA Gallery and Art Center. Previous publications include an essay in What Does it Mean to be White in America (2Leaf Press 2016), and poems in a number of online and print anthologies and journals including Crossing the Divide, Drumvoices Revue, HEArt online, Bloodroot Vol. 8, Untamed Ink, The Harwood Anthology, and Postcard Poems and Prose.