Phyllis Stowell received a BA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, an MA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State (University) and a PhD in Poetry and Depth Psychology from Union Institute and University. She is Professor Emerita from Saint Mary’s College and Founding Member of the SMC Master of Fine Arts. She is the former Chair of the Friends Of the Institute (C.G. Jung Institute, San Francisco). She has attended six artists’ residencies, published eight books of poetry and APPETITE, Food as Metaphor, An Anthology of Women’s Poetry (BOA Editions). Currently she emails a Poetry Post of her recent poetry to friends and acquaintances, and includes new poetry by others on her website. She lives in Berkeley, California.