Merridawn Duckler is a poet, playwright from Portland, Oregon. Recent poetry in The Offing, Unbroken Journal, Cleaver, Crab Creek Review, Literary Orphan, Dunes Review, others. Runner-up Arizona Poetry Center, judged by Farid Matuk. Finalist at Center for Book Arts, Tupelo Press, Sozoplo Fiction Fellowship. Fellowships/awards: Writers@Work, NEA, Yaddo, Squaw Valley, SLS in St. Petersburg, Russia, Southampton Poetry Conference, Wigleaf Top 50 in micro-fiction, others. Editor at Narrative and the international philosophy journal Evental Aesthetics.