Rebecca Morton grew up in rural, Southern Illinois. She holds a BA from San Francisco State University and an MFA in poetry from Eastern Washington University. She serves as a Poetry Reader for The Adroit Journal, and her work is forthcoming or recently appeared in Sugar House Review, RHINO, TriQuarterly, Atlanta Review, The Cincinnati Review, Pacifica Literary Review, and Poetry Northwest. Rebecca is currently working on a collection of poems about horses, mothering, and her family’s experience in the foster care system. After many years in Seattle, she now lives in Chicago with her wife and children.