Birgit Lennertz Sarrimanolis has been published in Cirque Journal, Five on the Fifth, and 49 Writers. Her story “April Supermoon”aired on Juneau KTOO’s Community Connections series. She was a finalist in  the 2020 Pacific Northwest Writers Association literary contest and won second place in the 2021 Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition. Her memoir, Transplanted, is forthcoming from Cirque Press. She regularly attends writing conferences, including the Pacific Northwest Writers Conference, the Seattle Writing Workshop, and the Kachemak Bay Writers Conference.  Birgit holds a BA in art history and German studies, an MA in art history, and a Ph.D. in art education. She has lived in Indonesia, India, Chile, Argentina, Egypt, Germany, and Greece, but now calls Alaska home, where she writes overlooking the Tanana Valley.