Alice Osborn is a storytelling poet and her past educational and work experience is unusually varied, and it now feeds her work as an editor-for-hire, writing coach, Reiki Master practitioner, and dynamic speaker/facilitator. After the Steaming Stops is her most recent collection of poetry; previous collections are Right Lane Ends and Unfinished Projects. Alice is also the editor of the anthologies Tattoos and Creatures of Habitat, both from Main Street Rag Publishing Company. She’s currently at work on her upcoming collection, Heroes without Capes. A Pushcart Prize nominee, her work has appeared in the News and Observer, The Broad River Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Soundings Review and in numerous journals and anthologies. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband, two children and four very messy and loud birds. Visit Alice’s website at www.aliceosborn.com.