Merridawn Duckler is a writer from Portland, Oregon, and the author of INTERSTATE, Dancing Girl Press, and IDIOM, winner of the Washburn Prize. Her poetry has been widely published and anthologized. Her recent work appears in Ninth Letter, Ibbetson Street, Petrichor and New Flash Fiction. Fellowships/awards include Yaddo, Southampton Poetry Conference, Poets on the Coast, Death Rattle Festival, Horned Dorset Writers Colony. She’s an editor at Narrative and at the international philosophy journal, Evental Aesthetics.