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Squirrel was born an orphan on the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina and emigrated to the United States at the age of two. She is a cosmopolitan yet down-to-earth cat and an exception to the rule.
Managing Editor/Ghostwriter/Housekeeper: Maryann Ullmann
Maryann Ullmann is currently the Out of the Forge Writer-in-Residence in Braddock, PA. She grew up near Boston, Massachusetts and has lived and traveled in numerous places ever since, from Thailand to Ireland, including four years in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She holds an MFA in Fiction from Chatham University in Pittsburgh where she served as the 2011-2013 Margaret L. Whitford Fellow. She also earned a B.A. from Antioch College in Creative Writing, Cultural, and Environmental Studies and an M.S. From Antioch University New England in Environmental Advocacy & Organizing.
She has published a variety of stories, essays, articles, and poems relating to her explorations of culture and social and environmental issues in outlets such as Permafrost, Prime Number, Halfway Down the Stairs, International Living Magazine, Journeywoman, Cultural Survival Quarterly, The Vermont Guardian, Diner, and Whole Terrain. She is also the recipient of the Paul Lawrence Dunbar Memorial Poetry Prize, a finalist in the Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers, and was awarded an artist grant to attend a writers’ residency at the Vermont Studio Center.
In addition to her work with The Squirrel Review, she is currently writing a political chick lit satire memoir called How To Love a Terrorist. No, it’s not about Squirrel. Maybe everything should be, but not everything is.
Read more about her work at: www.maryannullmann.com.