Beret Skorpen-Tifft lives in Maine with her husband Rick, eight-year-old son Rye, and six-year-old daughter Tess. She earned an MFA in fiction from Vermont College. She works for a nonprofit agency and runs long distance. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in The Louisville Review, Passages North, The Sow’s Ear, Red Owl Magazine, and Autumn Sky. One of her poems was included in the anthology Riffing on Strings: Creative Writing Inspired by String Theory. She has been a contributor to Maine Things Considered.