Pettit has served as a Russian Linguist for the U.S. Army, graduated
Harvard Divinity School, and now lives in small-town Massachusetts.
Her short stories and poems have appeared in various periodicals
such as Eye on Women, Eratica, and Salt River Review.
Her poem, "Irkutsk," won first prize in the 1st Annual Poetry competition
of the e-zine Tapestry.