Shelley Girdner s first full-length poetry collectionlooks at the lifespan of a relationship from the beginning of love until its end, and how different it can look with time and distance. Herpoems combine birds and biblical imagery with modern relationships.
SHELLEY GIRDNER S poems have been published in several journals, including most recently Hunger Mountain and Painted Bride Quarterly, as well as The Indiana Review, Mid-American Review, and others. She s been a featured poet in the Aurorean, a finalist for the Slappering Hol chapbook prize, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize in poetry. She teaches at the University of New Hampshire.