Mika Maloney grew up a big nerd in a small town in southwestern Washington, where she liked reading, writing, making art, and playing outside. After graduating from Western Washington University with a BA in English Literature, Mika settled in Spokane, Washington where she worked owned and operated her baking business, BATCH bakeshop, for 8 years. Now back to baking just for fun, she works as Program Manager for arts non-profit Spokane Arts. She still likes reading, writing, making art, and playing outside.
She is the author of one chapbook of poetry, Ripscape, and is currently working on both a new poetry chapbook and a small series of food zines. Find her on Instagram for some poetry, but mostly pictures of food and plants. https://www.instagram.com/mika_maloney/