A native St. Louisan, Valerie Witte received her MFA in Writing from the University of San Francisco. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Eleven Eleven,FaultlineInterimNo Tell Motel, and VOLT. Her poems can also be found in The Lone Mountain Anthology, published by Achiote Press. She is currently a member of the g.e. collective in San Francisco and Kelsey Street Press, which publishes innovative writing by women.
 

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