DJ Lee

DJ Lee holds a MFA in creative nonfiction and a PhD in 19th-century literature. She is Regents Professor of English at Washington State University, where she teaches creative writing and...

Amanda Reavey

Amanda Ngoho Reavey is a Philippine-born, Wisconsin-raised poet interested in how we can transform story and myth to reconnect ourselves to the earth. Her debut book, Marilyn (The Operating System,...

Austin Smith

Austin Smith was born on a family dairy farm in northwestern Illinois. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, Yale Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, 32 Poems,...

Pam Uschuk

Political activist and wilderness advocate, Pam Uschuk has howled out six books of poems, including Crazy Love (Wings Press 2009), winner of a American Book Award; Finding Peaches in the Desert (Tucson/Pima...

Alexis Lathem

Alexis Lathem is an environmental journalist and author of the poetry collection, Alphabet of Bones (Wind Ridge Books, 2015), and two chapbooks. She has received the Chelsea Award for Poetry, a...

Jacqueline Johnson

Jacqueline Johnson, is a multi-disciplined artist creating in both poetry, fiction writing and fiber arts. She is the author of A Woman’s Season, on Main Street Rag Press and A...

Claudia Savage

Arab American poet, essayist, and performer Claudia F. Savage, M.A., is the author of Bruising Continents (Spuyten Duyvil, 2017), “a love story that reveals eros properly seen is a force...

Petra Kuppers

Petra Kuppers is a community performance artist, a disability culture activist, and a writer. She is the author of the queer/crip speculative story collection Ice Bar (Spuyten Duyvil, 2018). Her ecosomatic poetry...

Ann Fisher-Wirth

Ann Fisher-Wirth

Ann Fisher-Wirth, Professor in the English Department at University of Mississippi, is the daughter of a career Army officer and an English teacher. Her most recent book, Mississippi, is a beautiful collection...

Tammy Gomez

Tammy Gomez

Currently based in Texas, Tammy Gomez is a poet, multimedia performer, and playwright/director.  As award-winning poet (Best Poet of Austin, Austin Chronicle, 1997), she has performed throughout the U.S., and in...

Melissa Tuckey

Melissa Tuckey

Melissa Tuckey is a poet, writer, and editor with a background in environmental and social justice activism.  She has worked as a professional writer and community organizer in the military...

Metta Sama

Metta Sama

Metta Sáma is author of 2 full-length poetry collections, most recently, Swing at your own risk (Kelsey St Press) and 4 chapbooks. Her poems, fiction, and creative nonfiction essays have been published in Heir...

Todd Davis

Todd Davis is the son of a veterinarian and United Methodist lay minister and the grandson of subsistence farmers.  His poetry offers portraits of the cycles of birth and death...

Taylor Brorby

Taylor Brorby is an essayist, poet, and environmentalist. He received his M.A. in Liberal Studies from Hamline University in 2013, and is currently pursuing his MFA in Creative Writing and...

Lauren Camp

Lauren Camp

Lauren Camp is the author of five books, most recently Took House (Tupelo Press, 2020), which Publishers Weekly calls a “stirring, original collection.” Her poems have appeared in Witness, The Los Angeles...

Linda Hogan

Linda Hogan is a Chickasaw author with numerous books and awards and honors to match. Linda Hogan has had awards and fellowships. from The Lannan Foundation, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the...

Regie Gibson

Literary Performer, Regie Gibson, has lectured & performed in the U.S., Cuba & Europe. In Italy, representing the U.S., Regie competed for & received both the Absolute Poetry Award (Monfalcone)...

Kerry Trask

Kerry Trask is professor emeritus of history with the University of Wisconsin Colleges. A native of Canada, he has particular interest in the early history and development of the Great...

Kathleen Jenks

Kathleen Jenks has a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. For nine years she taught in the Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in...

Mary Jo Neitz

Mary Jo Neitz, professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Missouri, recently served as President of the Association for the Sociology of Religion and has chaired the...

Liam Heneghan

Liam Heneghan is professor of environmental science and studies at DePaul University in Chicago.  His research has included studies on the impact of acid rain on soil foodwebs in Europe,...

Cristina Eisenberg

Cristina Eisenberg holds a BFA in Painting and an MA in Conservation Biology and Environmental Writing, and a PhD in Forestry and Wildlife. She has a post doctoral appointment at...

Arieahn Matamonasa

Arieahn Matamonasa, of Lakota and Menominee heritage, earned her PhD in clinical psychology from The FIelding Institute, with a focus on the prevention of violence. She is a member of...

Mary Swander

Mary Swander is the Artistic Director of Swander Woman Productions, a theatre troupe that performs dramas about food, farming, and the wider rural environment. She is also the Executive Director of AgArts, a...

Judith Roche

Judith Roche is the author of three collections of poetry, the most recent of which, Wisdom of the Body, won an American Book Award. She has edited a number of...

John T. Price

John T. Price

John T. Price is the award-winning author of the memoirs Man Killed by Pheasant and Other Kinships and Not Just Any Land: A Personal and Literary Journey into the American...

Brenda Peterson

Brenda Peterson is a novelist and nature writer, author of 16 books, including Duck and Cover, a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year.” Her memoir, I Want to...

Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson is the author of six works of spiritual non-fiction, including Celebrating the Great Mother (co-authored with Maura D. Shaw); Witch in the Kitchen; and Earth, Water, Fire, and...

Deborah Wood Holton

Deborah Wood Holton, associate professor at the School for New Learning of DePaul University, has served as Writer-in-Residence for the District of Columbia and as dramaturg for such distinguished companies...

Allison Adele Hedge Coke

Allison Adele Hedge Coke, Distinguished Professor University of California Riverside (2016–), 2020 Dan & Maggie Inouye Chair in Democratic Ideals, University of Hawai’i Mānoa, recently served as a Fulbright Scholar...

Elizabeth Cunningham

Elizabeth Cunningham

Elizabeth Cunningham is the author of four collections of poems and nine novels, including The Maeve Chronicles, an award-winning series featuring a feisty Celtic Magdalen. She describes her most recent...

Richard Cambridge

Richard Cambridge

Richard Cambridge’s poetry and theater productions address controversial themes on the American political landscape. His poetry has appeared in The Paterson Literary Review, Nantucket Journal, Asheville Poetry Review and others....

Seamus Cashman

Seamus Cashman has taught in Tanzania in the 1960s, was an editor with Irish University Press, and in 1974 founded Wolfhound Press publishing literary works as well as histories and...

John P. Briggs

John P. Briggs is the author of Trickster Tales, a collection of stories, of which Booklist said, “There is a breathless quality to Briggs’ fiction that is not so much...

Louise Halfe

International Fellow Louise Bernice Halfe, also known as Skydancer, was born in Two Hill, Alberta, raised on the Saddle Lake Indian Reserve and attended Blue Quills Residential School. Louise earned...

Kathleen Sweeney

Kathleen Sweeney’s work lies at the intersection of video, text, and social change. As a web content producer, she works with authors, artists and non-profit organizations to locate the unique...

Annie Finch

Annie Finch is the author of numerous books of poetry, translation, and poetics, including Calendars, Eve, Spells, Among the Goddesses: An Epic Libretto in Seven Dreams, and The Body of...

Patricia Spears Jones

Patricia Spears Jones

Patricia Spears Jones, poet and playwright, is author of three poetry collections, Painkiller, Femme du Monde and The Weather That Kills and editor of Think: Poems About Aretha Franklin’s Inauguration...

Tom Montgomery Fate

Tom Montgomery Fate is the author of five books of nonfiction, including Beyond the White Noise, a collection of essays; Steady and Trembling, a spiritual memoir; and Cabin Fever, a...

Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart is professor of English in the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Environment at Iowa State University and teaches in the Stonecoast Low-Residency MFA Program at the University...

Marcella Durand

Marcella Durand’s most recent books are Deep Eco Pré, a collaboration with Tina Darragh; Area; and Traffic & Weather, a site-specific book-length poem written during a residency at the Lower...

Roberta Hill

Roberta Hill, a poet of Wisconsin Oneida heritage, is the author of Star Quilt, a collection that integrates her ancestral culture with European-based approaches to verse. Hill credits the influence...

LaTasha Diggs

Writer, vocalist, and sound artist, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs is the author of the chapbooks Ichi-Ban and Ni-Ban and Manuel is destroying my bathroom, and the album, Televisíon. Her work...