About the Author
A native Texan, Janice Northerns currently lives in southwest Kansas, where she teaches creative writing, literature, and composition at a community college. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Chariton Review, descant, The Laurel Review, Roanoke Review, Southwestern American Literature, Iron Horse Literary Review, and elsewhere. She attended the 2018 Sewanee Writers' Conference on a Tennesee Williams poetry scholarship, and won second place in the 2017 Marr Poetry competition hosted by Southwest Review. Northerns was named a finalist in the IHLR 2017 PhotoFinish contest and is a recipient of the Robert S. Newton Creative Writing Award from Texas Tech University.