Kathleen McClung is the author of two poetry collections, Almost the Rowboat (2013) and The Typists Play Monopoly (forthcoming, spring 2018). Her work appears widely in journals and anthologies including Mezzo Cammin, Unsplendid, Naugatuck River Review, Peacock Journal, Postcard Poems and Prose, Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace, and elsewhere. Winner of the Rita Dove, Shirley McClure, and Maria W. Faust poetry prizes, she is a Pushcart and Best of the Net nominee. She teaches at Skyline College and The Writing Salon and is associate director of the Soul-Making Keats literary competition. She lives in San Francisco.