KIM STAFFORD is the founding director of the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College, and is the author of a dozen books of poetry and prose, including Having Everything Right: Essays of Place, and 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared. His fiction publications include Wind on the Waves: Stories from the Oregon Coast. His poetry chapbook How to Sleep Cold is forthcoming in fall 2016 from Limberlost Press. He has taught writing at the Sitka Center for Art & Ecology on the Oregon coast, at the Fishtrap Gathering, which he co-founded in 1987, in NE Oregon, and at dozens of colleges and writing centers. He has also taught in Scotland, Italy, and Bhutan.