Yiskah Rosenfeld balances solo parenting with freelance teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area. She spends a lot of time meaning to paint her house. Yiskah holds an MFA in poetry from Mills College and has taught poetry at Temple University and the Brandeis Collegiate Institute. Her poetry has appeared The Seattle Review, The Bitter Oleander, Lilith Magazine, Rattle, Cottonwood, Full: An Anthology of Moon Poems, and The Ravens Perch. Yiskah received an Honorable Mention for the 2019 Jeff Marks Poetry Contest. Other awards include the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Prize and the Reuben Rose Memorial Award. Her work has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.