tammy lynne stoner’s work has been selected for more than a dozen anthologies and literary journals. She was nominated for a Million Writers Award and earned her MFA from Antioch University. Stemming from what her grandmother calls her ?gypsy blood,? Tammy has lived in 15 cities, working as a biscuit maker, a medical experimentee, a forklift operator, a gas station attendant, and a college instructor, among other odd jobs. She is the creator of Dottie?s Magic Pockets and the Publisher of Gertrude, based in Portland, OR, where she lives with her lady-friend, Karena, and their three kids.