About the Author

Valerie Macon lives in Fuquay Varina, NC and is a graduate of Meredith College. She traces her love of poetry back to a grade school teacher who stressed memorization. She has received awards for her poetry from the N.C. Poetry Society, The Writers’ Ink Guild, and the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poets Series. Her poems appear in various online magazines and most recently her poetry has been performed in a concert at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.