Ronda Broatch lives in Kingston, Washington, with her husband. They have two children, Fiona, 11, and Duncan, 9, both of whom are writers of poetry and short stories. Her work has been published in The Atlanta Review, Exhibition Magazine, Pontoon 6: An Anthology of Washington State Poets, Raven Chronicles, Literary Mama, and Poetry on Buses, in Seattle. Other pieces are forthcoming in Calyx, and the anthology The Human Growth Experiment. Ronda was a winner in the 2003 Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association Literary Contest, and was awarded a residency for 2004 to the Soapstone Writer’s Retreat for Women. Her poem “Grace Baking” was nominated for the Pushcart Prize (2003).