Meet the Editors


Jana Harris, Editor

Jana Harris has published nine books of poetry, including You Haven’t Asked Me About My Wedding or What I Wore, Poems of Courtship on the American Frontier, recently released by The University of Alaska Press.  Other titles include: We Never Speak of It, Idaho-Wyoming Poems, 1889-90 (Ontario Review Press, 2003), The Dust of Everyday Life (Sasquatch Books, 1997), and Oh How Can I Keep On Singing?: Voices of Pioneer Women (Ontario Review Books, 1993). She has released two novels, and a memoir called Horses Never Lie about Love.

Jana teaches creative writing online at the University of Washington and The Writer’s Workshop. She lives on a farm in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, where she raises horses.


Linda Malnack, Co-editor

Linda Malnack lives near Seattle. She has published many poems in various journals, including Amherst Review, the Seattle Review, and Northwest Review, as well as a chapbook titled Bone Beads (Paper Boat Press). Linda won the William Stafford Award in 1998, the Willow Springs Poetry Award in 2000 and, recently, a 2014 Writers Award from The Nassau Review.


Roberta Feins, Co-editor

Roberta Feins was born in New York, earned a master’s degree in Marine Sciences from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has lived in Seattle since 1983. Roberta received her MFA in poetry from New England College, studying with Judith Hall, Carol Frost, DA Powell, and Alicia Ostriker. Her poems have been published in (among others) The Gettysburg Review, Five AM, Antioch Review, The Cortland Review and Floating Bridge Review. Her first chapbook Something Like a River was published by Moon Path Press in 2013.