A native St. Louisan, Valerie Witte received an MFA in Writing Degree from the University of San Francisco. Her work has appeared in Eleven Eleven, Faultline, Slurve, Switchback, and is forthcoming in Interim and Hot Metal Bridge. Her poems can also be found in The Lone Mountain Anthology, published by Achiote Press. She edits computer books by day, and is a member of Kelsey Street Press, as well as the g.e. collective in San Francisco.