M has served as an Associate Poetry Editor for Stirring: A Literary Collection for the past one hundred years or so.  Her work has appeared in a variety of journals—Pedestal, Word Riot, The Dirty Napkin, Prick of the Spindle, Babelfruit, The Rose & Thorn, and others.  She also serves as an Administrator of on online poetry workshop called Wild Poetry Forum.  She is currently working on a poetry manuscript that focuses on the mid-twentieth-century Italian immigrant experience.  In the few seconds a month when she is not working on these projects, she reads mostly novels, walks along Portland's bustling city streets with her man, and is grateful for the enormous amount of love in her life.