Virginia Slachman is the author of two poetry collections. Her latest book, Inside Such Darkness, was released in June 2010. Slachman, former poetry editor of Aspen Magazine and associate director of the Aspen Writers Conference, publishes in such literary magazines as Salmagundi, River Styx, and The Cincinnati Review. Recipient of a $5,000 fellowship award in poetry from the Ohio Arts Council, Slachman’s memoir, Many Brave Hearts, is presently offered to the market via the Amanda Mecke Literary Agency. She teaches at Principia College.