The Authors

Brenda Miller

Brenda Miller & Abbe

Brenda Miller is the author of Listening Against the Stone (Skinner House Books, 2011), Blessing of the Animals (EWU Press, 2009), Season of the Body (Sarabande Books, 2002), and co-author of Tell it Slant: Creating, Refining, and Publishing Creative Nonfiction  (McGraw-Hill, 2012). Her work has received six Pushcart Prizes and has been published in numerous journals. She is a Professor of English at Western Washington University and serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Bellingham Review.

 

 

Photo by Anita Boyle

Holly J. Hughes

Holly Hughes & Fox

Holly J. Hughes is the editor of the award-winning anthology, Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer’s Disease, published by Kent State University Press and the author of Boxing the Compass, published by Floating Bridge Press. A graduate of Pacific Lutheran University’s MFA program, she teaches writing at Edmonds Community College, where she co-directs the Sustainability Initiative and Convergence Writers Series. She has spent over thirty summers working on the water in Alaska in a variety of jobs, including commercial fishing for salmon, skippering a 65-foot schooner, and more recently, working as a naturalist.  She divides her time between Indianola and Chimacum, Washington.

Photo by Isolde Pierce