Susan Yount was raised on a farm in southern Indiana where she learned to drive a tractor and hug her beloved goat, Cinnamon. She is editor of the Arsenic Lobster, madam of the Chicago Poetry Bordello, and founder of Misty Publications. She also works full-time at the Associated Press and teaches online poetry classes at The Rooster Moans Poetry Cooperative. As if all that wasn’t enough, she recently completed her MFA in poetry at Columbia College Chicago, co-writes the “Rebellious Women in Poetry” column and is mother to a darling 6-year-old. Her chapbook, Catastrophe Theory, is out with Hyacinth Girl Press.