Barbara Rockman grew up in western Massachusetts. She is co-editor of the anthology Women Becoming Poems. Her poems have been recognized with the Baskerville Publishers’ Award, the New Mexico Discovery Award, the Southwest Writers Poetry Prize, and The MacGuffin National Poet Hunt. She received her M.Ed. from Antioch New England, and her M.F.A. in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Barbara teaches poetry at Santa Fe Community College, and in private workshops in Santa Fe, New Mexico.