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Get Lit! Preview: "Timid As Any Herd Animal" by Derek Sheffield

Derek Sheffield’s collection, Not for Luck, was selected by Mark Doty for the 2019 Wheelbarrow Books Poetry Prize. His other books include Through the Second Skin, finalist for the Washington State Book Award, and Dear America: Letters of Hope, Habitat, Defiance, and Democracy. When he isn’t teaching at Wenatchee Valley College or editing poetry for, Derek can often be found skiing, hiking, birding, botanizing, or forest bathing in the mountains of North Central Washington.

Chris Maccini previously worked at SPR as Morning Edition host and producing arts and special programming such as The Bookshelf, Poetry Moment, Northwest Arts Review, special features and more.