Kari Wergeland, who originally hails from Davis, California, is a librarian and writer. Her poetry has appeared in Catamaran Literary Reader, Jabberwock Review: A Journal of Literature and Art, New Millennium Writings, Pembroke Magazine and many other journals. She was named a semi-finalist for Fiction in the 2017 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards. In addition, she wrote a children’s book review column for The Seattle Times, which ran monthly for 11 years. Her chapbook, Breast Cancer: A Poem in Five Acts, is due out in June from Finishing Line Press.