M.B.McLatchey is a widely published poet with an extensive background in literature, philosophy, and ancient and modern languages. She is Poet Laureate of Florida's Volusia County and Associate Professor of Humanities at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida. She was awarded the 2011 American Poet Prize by The American Poetry Journal for her poem "1-800-THE-LOST" and was a 2015 Poet Laureate nominee for the state of Florida.
Her debut poetry collection The Lame God was awarded First Place in the 16th Annual May Swenson Poetry Award by Utah State University Press in 2013. In 2014 she was awarded the FLP Chapbook Prize by Finishing Line Press for her poetry collection Advantages of Believing.
Visit her at: www.mbmclatchey.com