An editor at Birch Bark Editing who is committed to freeing writers’ voices, MaxieJane Frazier is the author of creative and academic work. Her recent publications include essays and reviews found in The Line Literary Review, The Willa Cather Review, CONSEQUENCE Magazine, and The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food as well as other literary magazines and academic publications. As a retired associate professor and Senior Military Faculty at the Air Force Academy, MaxieJane spent more than twenty years focusing on literature, in academia as well as in creative writing. She has a dual-genre MFA in fiction and nonfiction from the Bennington Writing Seminars and a Ph.D. in literature from the University of Delaware. MaxieJane teaches graduate creative writing courses with Southern New Hampshire University. She finds her meditation and her joy riding her horse, Gus.