Ashley Memory is the author of a novel, Naked and Hungry, and a poetry collection, Waiting for the Wood Thrush. A Pushcart Prize nominee, her writing has appeared in numerous journals, magazines, and websites, including Carve, Permafrost, Poets & Writers, Real Simple, and NBC Think. As a lifelong nature lover, she counts herself fortunate to live on the outskirts of Asheboro, North Carolina, near the Uwharrie National Forest, where her nearest neighbors are deer, squirrels and the occasional pileated woodpecker. For more, visit her blog at ashley-memory.com.
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