Christine Tierney’s poems and flash fiction have appeared in Fourteen Hills, Poet Lore, PMS, The Tusculum Review, Permafrost, Cider Press Review, Fog Machine, The Boiler Journal, LEVELER, The Nervous Breakdown, Otis Nebula, Sugar House Review and elsewhere. Her first book, chicken+lowercase=fleur is due out in 2021 from Lily Poetry Review Books. She holds an MFA from The University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast Writing Program, and a BA in film from Emerson College. Her work has been nominated for Best of the Net, a Pushcart Prize, and the Best New Poets Anthology. She is employed as an afterschool director. She is a funk and disco lover, and also a wannabe comedian.