Sandra L. Beck began her corporeal existence in Massachusetts. After graduating from a sheltered girls’ prep school, she moved to New York City where she studied Figure Painting at the Art Students League, and Film Studies at Hunter College. Subsequent years included travel in Southeast Asia, South America and Europe, plus an MFA in Creative Writing. Currently, Beck is working on a PhD in English/Creative Writing. She lives by the sea in Port Townsend, Washington, where she tutors English and writes poetry and fiction.