Crystal Spring Gibbins is from the Northwest Angle and islands on Lake of the Woods, Minnesota/Ontario. She is the editor of Split Rock Review, co-editor of Waters Deep: A Great Lakes Poetry Anthology, and author of Now/Here (Holy Cow! Press), winner of the 2017 Northeastern Minnesota Book Award for poetry. She is a grant recipient from the Minnesota State Arts Board, Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, and Chequamegon Bay Arts Council. Her work appears in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Writer’s Almanac, Verse Daily, and elsewhere. She lives on the south shore of Lake Superior in northwestern Wisconsin. For more information, visit:

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