Author of the article

Becca Barniskis has a chapbook of poems, Mimi and Xavier Star in a Museum That Fits Entirely in One’s Pocket, available also as a collaboration with musician Nick Jaffe in both vinyl LP and digital formats. Her poetry has appeared in numerous journals, among them Handsome, The Boiler, and Mid-American Review. She co-wrote the Teaching Artist Handbook, vol. 1: Tools, Techniques and Ideas to Help Any Artist Teach and performs regularly around the upper Midwest as part of the bands Downrange Telemetrics and Pancake7. More at