Annette (Wengert) Tarpley hails from Virginia in the United States. Annette works as a nurse practitioner by day and poet by night, which she recently rekindled and has been writing with fervor. 40-year nursing career has aided her in some of her pieces which include the subject of domestic violence, and all aspects of crime and violence, for had she cared for hundreds of victims of crime and violence, having worked as a Forensic Nurse Examiner for 15 years. Annette has taken part and contributed to several anthologies. Her debut book of poetry, “Poetry Potpourri,” is comprised of over 110 poems. Annette has also co-authored poems in Ted Huntington’s book: “Uplifting”. “Two Hearts, A Poetry Collection,” is a book coauthored with Sarfraz Ahmed. Annette has written the forward and poems for the Anthology: Feminist Voices Volume II, dedicated to domestic violence victims. Through Sparrow Poetry, videos have been created to highlight her poetry which she has recited, a playlist can be found on YouTube, she also lends her voice for other poet’s recitations. Annette has also been featured in several live interviews; her poetry is known internationally.