Shannon Borg is a Seattle writer, editor and wine educator. She has completed the International Sommelier Guild Fundamentals I & II certificates. She holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Washington, and PhD in poetry and literature from the University of Houston. She has worked as a food writer and content editor in the high-tech field, and has written about food, wine for Seattle Magazine, Northwest Palate and Wine Press Northwest.
Her poems have appeared in the Paris Review, Poetry Northwest, London Review of Books, Antioch Review, Gulf Coast and other journals. Her first book of poems, Corset, was released in 2006 from Cherry Grove Collections. She currently works as the communications director for the Glass Art Society.