Originally from Tucson, Arizona, Betsy Bernfeld is a librarian, lawyer and writer in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. She is recipient of the 2020 Wyoming Arts Council's Poetry Fellowship and is the author of two volumes of poetry, "Eve" (2018) and "The Cathedral Is Burning" (2021). "The Journal of Henry David Tarantula" is Betsy's first novel, released this fall by Winter Goose Publishing. It was shortlisted in the 2016 Santa Fe Writer's Project and a finalist in the 2017 New Rivers Press Many Voices Project. Betsy lives with her husband Joe and black lab Magnolia in a little log cabin in the shadow of the Grand Teton Mountains.