"The self has been replaced by the simultaneity of all of life, everything happening in a given moment becomes the source of the poem, rather than the writer thinking about what he or she is going to write."
Margaret Ronda is a poet, a teacher, and a mother. Her book of poems, Personification, won the 2009 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize and was published in 2010. Her poetry has appeared in AGNI, Seattle Review, Pool, Gulf Coast, and other journals. She currently teaches American literature and poetry writing at Indiana University.