Karen Farmer (Poetry Editor) lives in San Francisco, CA. She has an MFA in poetry from the University of San Francisco. In addition to being the office manager of a local tech startup, Karen is an associate editor for Apogee Press and Litseen, and she contributes reviews and columns to various publications. She is a violinist as well as an avid reader and crafter. More of her writing can be found at her blog, Conceptual Reception.