Jane Rosenberg LaForge was born and raised in Los Angeles and has worked as a journalist in California, Maryland, and upstate New York. She is the author of four volumes of poetry, including the full-length collection, With Apologies to Mick Jagger, Other Gods, and All Women (The Aldrich Press, 2012). She has been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize; a storySouth Million Writers Award; and a Best of a Net compilation. She earned her bachelor's degree at UCLA and her master's from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She lives in New York with her husband and daughter.