Rich Ives lives on Camano Island in Puget Sound. He has received grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Trust, Seattle Arts Commission and the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines for his work in poetry, fiction, editing, publishing, translation and photography. His writing has appeared in Verse, North American Review, Dublin Quarterly, Massachusetts Review, Northwest Review, Quarterly West, Iowa Review, Poetry Northwest, Virginia Quarterly Review, Fiction Daily and many more. Tunneling to the Moon and Light from a Small Brown Bird (Bitter Oleander Press) are scheduled for paperback release in 2015. An illustrated novella called Shorten will also be released from The Newer York in late 2014 or early 2015.