Janet Snell is a magna cum laude graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she studied painting with the late Edward Dugmore. She has been included in many group and solo shows, including New York’s Drawing Center, Washington’s Strathmore Hall, Cleveland’s Spaces, and Akron’s Summit Art Space. The author of FLYTRAP (Cleveland Poetry Center 1990) — a book of drawings and poems, and an e-chapbook, HEADS (March Street Press 1998), her collection, PRISONER’S DILEMMA, with Cheryl Snell, won the 2009 Lopside Press Chapbook Contest. Snell regularly publishes in the small magazines, and paints semi-realistic portraits on commission. See more at janetsnell.weebly.com.