Suzannah Gilman is the mother of three sons, ages 18, 17, and 16, and a daughter, age 12. She has published poetry, essays, fiction, and nonfiction, most recently in CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women and the forthcoming anthology Family Matters: Poems of our Families. When her last child started kindergarten, Suzannah went to college and earned a B.A. in English with a minor in writing, and then a law degree. She is now an attorney.