Toni Ortner lives in Putney, Vermont. She has had seventeen books published by fine small presses, fifteen of which are poetry books. If you wish to see new writing, descriptions of her books and reviews, go to and look at her column Old Lady Blog. She is Vice President of Write Action, a nonprofit group in Brattleboro that supports writers in Vermont and the surrounding area through a variety of events. She hosts the Write Action Radio Hour at 5 pm on the last Sunday of each month on l07.7 F.M. where she interviews writers and they read their work. Her recent published books are: Don’t Sit Shiva for Me (a memoir), Writing with Our Blood, The Water Poems, and Currents We Never Dream Of by Moon Publishing Company, all available only as e books through Smashwords, Barnes & Noble and Kobo and Kindle. Jeopardy was published by Finishing Line Press and is available as an e-book and paperback.

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