Tori Grant Welhouse lives in the woods of Wisconsin, overlooking a small, still pond. She is the mother of a 22-year-old son and an 11-year-old daughter. She also has a 24-year-old stepson. She earned an MFA in creative writing from Antioch University, studying in London with poet Ken Smith. She works for a local television station and attends soccer games. Her poetry has appeared in Children Churches & Daddies and was chosen for an anthology, Chaos Theory.