Maggie Cleveland reads her poem, "Things I Have Learned About Elevators."
Maggie Cleveland hails from the seacoast town of Fairhaven, Massachusetts, and develops training and certifications for Union Elevator Mechanics through the National Elevator Industry Educational Program. Her poems have been published in journals including The Offending Adam, qarrtsiluni, Fell Swoop, Newport Review, Cape Cod Poetry Review, Elephant, Flying Fish, BURP, Out of Our,and Amerarcana; as well as the anthologies OCEAN VOICES (Spinner Books), TINGUJT E ERËS: LIRIKË E RE AMERIKANE (Writers’ Union of Kosovo), and DEVOURING THE GREEN: FEAR OF A HUMAN PLANET (Jaded Ibis Press). ATOM FISH, a chapbook, was published by One Time Press (New London, CT) in 2012. Maggie received an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College, and is a member of the National Writers Union (Boston Chapter).