Charity Ketz was born in Roanoke, VA and grew up in Central
Pennsylvania. She received her BA from Penn State University and an
MFA from Cornell University and has previously published a chapbook,
Locust in Bloom, from Poet’s Corner Press. She has worked as an
orthodontist’s assistant, as a waitress, as a figure skating coach, and as an
English lecturer. She is currently a PhD student at U.C. Berkeley.