Marguerite Guzmán Bouvard received her Ph.D and MA from Harvard University and her MFA from Boston University. She is the author of numerous articles in addition to her book publications. She is a former professor of Political Science and Poetry at Regis College and the former editor of the Healing Ministry magazine. She was a Resident Scholar at the Women's Studies Research Center and a Visiting Scholar at the Environmental Studies Program at Brandeis University. Her latest book publications have focused on poetry and social justice.