Kateri Kosek is a winner of the Split Rock Poetry Chapbook Series. Her poetry and essays have appeared in such places as: Orion, Terrain, Catamaran, Rosebud, Southern Poetry Review, and Northern Woodlands Magazine and have won prizes at Creative Nonfiction and Briarcliff Review. She teaches college English and mentors in the MFA Program at Western Connecticut University, where she earned and MFA. She has worked seasonally surveying bird populations in the forests and mountains near her home. Frequently writing about landscape and place, she is resident at the Kimball Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and the Tallgrass Artist Residency in Kansas. She lives in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.