Catherine McGuire is a writer and artist with a deep concern for our planet's future. She has a poet's collection of careers, including tech writing, PR, mental health therapist and too many clerical jobs. She has five decades of published poetry, four poetry chapbooks : Palimpsests (Uttered Chaos); Glimpses of A Garden; Joy Into Stillness; Poetry and Chickens - self-published) a full-length poetry book, Elegy for the 21st Century (FutureCycle Press), a SF novel, Lifeline and book of short stories, The Dream Hunt and Other Tales (Founders House Publishing). She shares her half-acre in Sweet Home, Oregon with cats, chickens, a garden/orchard and bees. Find her at www.cathymcguire.com.