Having lived in Miami, Washington, DC, and other cosmopolitan locales for decades, Gloria Wimberley, M.A., a Pushcart Prize nominee, now lives in the woodsy warmth of her West Virginia hometown in serene Appalachia. Published in BlazeVOX of New York and Red Fez magazine of Los Angeles, Gloria's poetry also appears in various other print and online publications in the U.S. as well as abroad in England, New Zealand, Scotland, and Canada. A college professor for many years, she is an unabashed chocoholic and passionate fan of David Lynch movies. She is also a freelance book-editor and contributor to several works including the Amazon BestSellers, Dialect of Dahlias, a darkly delicious 102-page poetry collection published by Edgar & Lenore's Publishing House of Los Angeles, In The Company of Women: An Anthology of Sass & Class, Wit & Wisdom, Mistletoe Madness anthology (Kind of a Hurricane Press), and Potters Wheel Anthology--Vol.1. Her forthcoming publications include The Digital Dulcimer anthology (Raven Publishing) , Potters Wheel Anthology--Vol. 2 (J. Benson Publishing, Canada), Mapping Me: A Landscape of Women's Stories (New Zealand), The Panty Drawer (Edgar & Lenore's Publishing House), and others.