Libby Maxey has a BA in English from Whitman College and an MA in medieval studies from Cornell University. She is a senior editor with the online journal Literary Mama, where she has been a part of the Literary Reflections department since 2012. She also does editorial work for Amherst College. She reviews poetry for The Mom Egg Review and Solstice, and her own poems have appeared in EmrysMezzo Cammin, Crannóg, Stoneboat, Pirene’s Fountain, and elsewhere. Kairos, her first chapbook, won the 2018 New Women’s Voices contest at Finishing Line Press. Her nonliterary activities include singing classical repertoire and mothering two sons. She lives with her family in Western Massachusetts.