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Derek Sheffield

Derek Sheffield’s collection, Not for Luck, was selected by Mark Doty for the Wheelbarrow Books Poetry Prize. His other books include Through the Second Skin, Dear America: Letters of Hope, Habitat, Defiance, and Democracy, and Cascadia Field Guide: Art, Ecology, Poetry. He teaches in Western Colorado University's MFA program, edits poetry for Terrain.org, and can often be found in the forests and rivers along the eastern slopes of the Cascade Range near Leavenworth, Washington. Catch up with him at www.dereksheffield.com