Juliet Lockwood (she/her) brings more than 25 years’ experience to her writing and critique instructional offerings. She earned her first literary acceptance at 18 with a poem in The Magnetic Poetry Book of Poetry under her maiden name Juliet Bishop. Her short stories have appeared in several anthologies and literary magazines including Scarlet Leaf Review, Brown Bag Online and New American Legends. A top-eight/top-seven finalist, respectively, for the 2020/2023 Daisy Pettles Writing Contests, she has also advanced to the second round (or better) in NYC Midnight’s short story/flash fiction challenges five times since 2016. In 2017, she formed Crafted Creative a virtual entity for creative writing instruction and mentorship through which she has led workshops and seminars at the Grants Pass Museum of Art, various regional comic cons and virtually for students online. In 2021, she self-published Lockwood Legacy: Three Generations of Poetry co-authored with her mother Catherine Bishop. She graduated from Transylvania University and lives in southern Oregon (USA) with her husband and sons. Read more at julietlockwood.com, and follow her on Facebook/Instagram @authorjlockwood and Twitter @lockwoodlive.