Ginger Andrews was born and raised in North Bend, Oregon, and lives there still. She runs a small house cleaning business with her three sisters, who all live within walking distance. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies, as well as in Poetry, The American Voice, The Hudson Review, MARGIE, Ship of Fools, The Oregonian, and The Writer. In 1997, she received the Mary Scheirman Poetry Award. She is a former secretary and janitor for the North Bend church of Christ, where she teaches Bible class to preschool children on Wednesday nights.