Gabrielle Bates Stahlman is a poet and writer from Alabama, newly wed and living in Washington State, where she is an MFA candidate at the University of Washington and editor at the Seattle Review. In her spare time, she writes YA novels, cooks, drinks, dances in airports, and watches AMC dramas.

She does not promise this blog will always be funny, helpful, or even worth your while, but she does promise it will be all of these things at least once.