Tina Barry is the author of Mall Flower, poems and short fiction (Big Table Publishing, 2016) and Beautiful Raft, prose poems based on the lives of Virginia Haggard, the artist Marc Chagall's lover, and Haggard's daughter Jean McNeil (Big Table, 2019). Her poems and flash fiction have appeared in numerous literary magazines and anthologies, including Rattle, The Best Short Fictions 2020 (spotlighted story) and 2016; The American Poetry Journal; Lascaux ReviewDrunken Boat; Flash-Frontier; The Third River, Yes, Poetry; Sky Island JournalA Constellation of Kisses anthologyNasty Women Poets, an Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse; Feckless Cunt; Exposure: An Anthology of Microfiction; and Veils, Halos and Shackles: Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women, with work upcoming in Thimble and the South Florida Poetry Journal. Barry is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee and has several Best of the Net nods. She teaches poetry and fiction at The Poetry Barn and Barry received a M.F.A. in creative writing from Long Island University, Brooklyn, in 2014. She lives in upstate New York.