about this contributor:


CHERYL LATIF's poetry has appeared in local, regional and national publications, including Poetry Motel's Wallpaper Series, Limestone Circle, Piedmont Literary Review, New Millennium Writings, The Comstock Review and Exhibition. She was among of a handful of poets invited to write a poem to exhibit with San Diego sculptor Brad Burkhartıs work, and was commissioned to compose a poem celebrating the February, 2003, new sanctuary dedication of Temple Emek Shalom (Ashland, Oregon). A former resident of San Diego, California, and host of Poetic Brew at the Claire de Lune, Cheryl relocated to Bainbridge Island, Washington, in January, 2001. She has two chapbooks: TRANSFORMATIONS (1999) and RAIN ON MY TONGUE (2000).