Cindy Hochman, b. 1957, is the president of “100 Proof” Copyediting Services and the editor-in-chief of the online poetry journal First Literary Review-East. She is on the book review staff of The Pedestal Magazine, and has written reviews for American Book Review, Clockwise Cat, Home Planet News, great weather for MEDIA, and others. Her previous chapbooks are Wednesday’s Child (Bear House Press), The Carcinogenic Bride (Thin Air Media), and Habeas Corpus (Glass Lyre Press). Cindy lives, loves, reads, edits, hangs out on Facebook, studies Russian, and agonizes over politics in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.