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Jamie McGillen holds an M.A. in English from Northern Arizona University, and a B.A. in English, from Western Washington University. She has worked as a technical editor for a defense contractor, and then as an English Instructor at Highline College. She is also the author of the Rainier Series, which is historical fiction set in the Pacific Northwest. 

Her poems and essays have been published in Rust + MothMarathon Literary ReviewThe Raven Chronicles JournalAvalon Literary Review, and Arcturus Literary Magazine.

One of her poems was selected to be included in the anthology Thanku: Poems of Gratitude (Lerner/Millbrook, 2019). This amazingly diverse collection includes poems by Jane YolenMargarita Engle, and Naomi Shihab Nye.

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