Cathy Barber’s work has been published in Right Hand Pointing, Barefoot Review, The Rio Grande Review, and The Cancer Poetry Project anthology. She recently completed an MFA in poetry from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and holds an MA in English from California State University East Bay. She is a past president of the board and a member of the advisory council of California Poets in the Schools. Her humor blog, Is It Just Me, can be found at She lives in San Mateo, California.