Amy Grier earned her MFA at Lesley University. A singer and classically trained pianist, she has taught music and English in the U.S. and Japan. Amy has a master’s in East Asian Studies from Washington University in St. Louis and one in Literature and Writing from Rivier University. Her prose and poetry has appeared in Solstice, Poetry East, the BrevityBlog, eratio, Streetlight Magazine, and others. Her memoir-in-progress, Terrible Daughter, is about the events leading to her estrangement from her parents.