Maureen McElroy grew up in Boston as one of seven children. She attended Boston University and holds an MFA from Emerson College. Her chapbook Car Poems (Finishing Line Press) came out in March of 2020. Her work has appeared in numerous literary magazines, including Nixes Mate, Mothers Always Write, Trampset, Fickle Muses, Literary Hatchet, and Io. She is a committee member of the reading series Rozzie Reads Poetry sponsored by the Roslindale Public Library. She taught English and Latin for a number of years before entering a career in real estate. She owns Jamaica Hill Realty in Jamaica Plain. She lives in Milton, MA, with her husband and son.
Paperback: 86 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (January 2, 2024)