CHRISTINE BETTIS currently lives in Las Vegas and attends the University of Nevada MFA program. Her first chapbook, Burnout Paradise, was published by Horse Less Press. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Sundress Publications Best of the Net Anthology. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Action Yes, Prelude, Storm Cellar, Public Pool, NILVX, and Helen. She was a finalist for the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Poetry Prize. She is from Detroit.