Barbara J. Orton's poems
appear in anthologies including The New Young American Poets, Under the Rock
Umbrella, and Villanelles; in an untitled Web chapbook published by The
Literary Review; and in journals including 32 Poems, Ploughshares,
Pleiades, and The Yale Review. She received her MFAW from Washington
University in St. Louis and is pursuing a Ph.D. in English at Tufts University.