Maureen Thorson is a poet, publisher, and book designer living in Falmouth, Maine. She is the author of the full-length collections Share the Wealth, published by Veliz Books in 2022, My Resignation, published by Shearsman Books in 2014, and Applies to Oranges, published in 2011 by Ugly Duckling Presse. She has also written a number of chapbooks, including Mayport, which won the Poetry Society of America’s National Chapbook Fellowship for 2006. Her poems can be found in many anthologies and journals, including Ploughshares, the Kenyon Review Online, and Bennington Review. Maureen is also the founder of NaPoWriMo, an annual project in which poets attempt to write a poem a day for the month of April. In 2015, Bloof Books published her chapbook The Woman, the Mirror, the Eye. Her next book will be On Dreams: Essays, a prose poem/lyric essay, scheduled to be published by Bloof in fall 2022.