Author of the article

Paige Riehl is the author of the poetry collection Suspension (Terrapin Books, 2018) and the poetry chapbook Blood Ties (Finishing Line Press, 2014). Her poetry has appeared in numerous publications such as Artful Dodge, Crab Orchard Review, Water-Stone Review, Portland Review, and Meridian. She was a finalist for the 2017 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry, winner of the Loft Mentor Series in Poetry, and was a 2016 and 2018 Pushcart Prize nominee. She served for many years as Poetry Editor for Midway Journal and as a volunteer poetry mentor for the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop. She earned her MA in English from North Dakota State University and her MFA in Creative Writing with a focus in poetry from Hamline University. Read more about Riehl here