Marie-Elizabeth Mali Poets’ Espresso newsletter Origins—December 2009-January 2010Marie-ElizabethMali lives in New York City. She is a co-curator of louderARTS: the Reading Series at Bar 13 Lounge and Page Meets Stage at the Bowery Poetry Club and is a poetry editor for TIFERET: A Journal of Spiritual Literature. Before receiving her MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College, she practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her work has appeared in Calyx, MiPOesias, Pebble Lake Review, Canary, and RATTLE, among others. [ www.floweringlotus.com ].