Ziggy Edwards grew up in Pittsburgh and earned a B.A. in Fiction Writing from the University of Pittsburgh. Her poems and short stories have appeared in publications including Confluence, Paper Street, Pittsburgh City Paper, Nexus, Main Street Rag, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and Ship of Fools. She has also been a guest on the radio program Prosody. Ziggy's first chapbook, Hope's White Shoes, was published in 2006.With her son Jude Rosen, Ziggy founded Uppagus, an online journal of poetry and flash fiction.