CINDY CHINELLY is a poet and short story writer, the author of the chapbook The Coralroot (Livingston University Press). Her work has appeared in numerous literary journals, including the Montana Review, North Stone Review, and Graham House Review, MidAmerican Review, and the SunSentinel newspaper/Sunshine Magazine.  She teaches creative writing at Florida International University and is co-editor of the anthology, Having a Wonderful Time: An Anthology of South Florida Writers (edited, with John Dufresne and Michael Hettich) Simon & Schuster.