About Place Journal, Volume II Issue I
Amy Ratto Parks is the author of the “Bread and Water Body”, the winner of the Merriam Frontier Chapbook Prize. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming from The Mississippi Review, Court Green, The South Dakota Review, and Barrow Street among others. Her poem, Conception, was nominated for a 2006 Pushcart Prize. A former editor of Writer’s Digest, Fiction Writer magazine, and Cutbank Literary magazine, she received her MFA and MA from the University of Montana where she currently teaches writing.