NANCE VAN WINCKEL had two new books out in 2013: Pacific Walkers, her sixth collection of poems (U. of Washington Press), and Boneland, her fourth book of linked stories (U. of Oklahoma Press). The recipient of two NEA Poetry Fellowships and awards from the Poetry Society of America, Poetry, and Prairie Schooner, she has new work from a (text-based photo-collage) novel in Kenyon Review Online and Hotel Amerika. She teaches in the low-residency MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives near Spokane, Washington. Her text-based collage work has appeared in galleries and several journals, including Handsome Journal, The Cincinnati Review, Em, Dark Sky, Diode, Ilk, and Western Humanities Review. She lives near Spokane, Washington with her husband, the artist Rik Nelson.