Dorothy Doyle Mienko is an award-winning poet who has been featured in numerous online publications, including Stirring: A Literary Collection and Poems Niederngasse. She was poetry editor and contributor for Women of the Web: Anthology of Poems and has published three books of poetry: What I Notice Now, Quiet Illuminations, and Keeping Want as well as This So Called Life: the Anthology. Dorothy lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
“—I keep waiting for some old wounds to shape shift into scars. I love sparklers and the evening star. Silence and the dictionary. Sometimes I settle for fragments.” —Dorothy Doyle Mienko, Troubled Woman