Terri Niccum is a former journalist and special education teacher. She lives in Southern California where she continues to advocate for children with special needs. Her poetry has appeared in the anthologies Grand Passion: The Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond and News From Inside; and in Nimrod International Journal; Poetry LA; A.K.A. Magazine; Daybreak: Tsunami, and the herman review, among others.

Her chapbook, Looking Snow in the Eye, was released by Finishing Line Press. Niccum was selected as a semi-finalist for the 2014 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry. She is married to singer-songwriter Bob Niccum and together they make up two thirds of The Other Half, an eclectic vocal trio. Niccum vows to continue scribbling and squawking well into her dotage.