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About the Editors

GERRY CAMBRIDGE is a poet, editor and essayist, with a background in natural history photography. His publications include The Light Acknowledgers and Other Poems (HappenStance Press, 2019), Notes for Lighting a Fire (HappenStance Press, 2012,)  Aves (Essence Press, 2007), which is a collection of prose poems about wild birds, Madame Fi Fi’s Farewell and Other Poems (Luath Press, 2003), and Nothing but Heather!’: Scottish Nature in Poems, Photographs and Prose (Luath Press, 1999). His poetry has appeared widely in venues such as The Hudson ReviewThe Spectator and The Independent, and is anthologized in The Edinburgh Book of Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry (2005), Dream State: The New Scottish Poets (2nd edition, 2002), The Faber Book of Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry (2000) and elsewhere. Cambridge contributed ten essays on American poets for the Oxford Encyclopaedia of American Literature (2004) and wrote ten essays to a total of 120,000 words for Scribners’ British Writers and American Writers textbook series between 2000 and 2008. In his early twenties he was, as far as he knows, one of the youngest ever regular freelancers, specialising in nature articles, for the British edition of Reader’s Digest magazine, which at the time (the 1980s) had a monthly circulation of 1.5 million copies.

JENNIFER GOODRICH is a fiction writer who grew up in the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming. She received a B.A. in English Literature from The Colorado College, and a Literature with a concentration in creative writing from New York University. An assistant editor for The Dark Horse since 1996, she lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, with her husband and son. Her short stories have appeared in magazines such as Chelsea and The Los Angeles Review. She is currently working on her first novel.

MARCIA MENTER spent many years as a writer and senior editor at women’s magazines in the USA. Her publications include The Office Sutras: Exercises for Your Soul at Work (Red Wheel/Weiser, 2003) and The Longing Machine, a collection of poems published by HappenStance Press in Scotland.

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