Megan Denese Mealor is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. She has authored three full-length poetry collections: "Bipolar Lexicon" (Unsolicited Press), "Blatherskite" (Clare Songbirds), and "A Mourning Dove's Wishbone". Her poetry and short stories have appeared in such publications as Digital Americana, Gone Lawn, The Furious Gazelle, Maudlin House, The Belleville Park Pages, A Long Story Short, Literally Stories, and Liquid Imagination. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder in her teens, Megan's main mission as a writer is to inspire others feeling stigmatized for their mental health. She lives in Jacksonville, Florida with her husband Tony, son Jesse, who was diagnosed with autism at age three, and their sovereign cats Trigger and Lulu. Megan enjoys astrology, alligator farms, yoga, photography, and horror films.