Originally from Buffalo, New York, and Fairfax, Virginia, Amy Schmitz now lives in San Diego, California. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who spent two years in Cape Verde, West Africa and has since traveled to 30 different countries. When she is not writing, she is practicing yoga, knitting, working 9-5 in higher education and thinking about the day when the Buffalo Bills will win the Super Bowl. Her work has been published in Poetry International, Askew, Highland Plains Review and elsewhere.
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