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About the Author
Gail Shepherd (1957-2020) graduated from the University of Florida with an M.A. in poetry and received an MFA, also in poetry, from the same institution. She collaborated on radio plays, wrote comic serial magazine stories, published her own biweekly indie newspaper, and worked in the K-12 education industry, supporting teachers and schools with training and technology. A fourth-generation Floridian on her mother’s side, she lived in South Florida with her little family and two dogs.