Knox Gardner

Christine Deavel has published poems and essays, including the poetry collection Woodnote (Bear Star Press, 2012), which received the Washington State Book Award. From 1995 to 2016, Christine, along with her husband, J.W Marshall owned and operated Open Books, the poetry-only bookstore in Seattle. Vicinity | Memoryall (Entre Ríos Books, 2018) written in collaboration with husband, is their first play.

Gary Deavel has had a long career as a church pianist and is currently in good health in Michigan.

Knox Gardner is the publisher and editor-in-chief as Entre Ríos Books.

His debut collection, Woodland with music by Aaron Otheim was a finalist for the CLMP Firecracker Award for best small press poetry collection of 2019. His other book in the Entre Ríos line up is Twelve Saints (2015) with artist Nia Michaels.

Aaron Shurin is the author of twelve books of poetry and prose, most recently The Blue Absolute (Nightboat, 2020) and Flowers & Sky: Two Talks (Entre Ríos Books, 2017).

Shin Yu is a poet, essayist and visual artist. She is the author of several books of poetry, most recently, Ensō (Entre Ríos Books, 2020), and AUX ARCS (La Alameda, 2013), Adamantine (White Pine, 2010), Sightings: Selected Works [2000-2005] (1913 Press, 2007) and Equivalence (La Alameda, 2003). She served as the fourth poet laureate of the City of Redmond from 2015 to 2017 and has been an artist in residence for the Seattle Art Museum, Town Hall Seattle, and Pacific Science Center. In 2014, she was nominated for a Stranger Genius Award in Literature.

Melinda Mueller was raised in Spokane where she went to Catholic school. She trained as a biologist at the University of Washington and is on the science faculty at Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences. “Ledger” comes from her most recent book, Mary’s Dust (Entre Ríos Books, 2017) which was a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. Her other books include, The After (Entre Rios books 2016), with art by Karinna Gomez and music by Syrinx Effect. Her book, What the Ice Gets: Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 (Van West & Company, 2001) received the 2001 Washington State Book Award and the American Library Notable Books Award for Poetry in 2002. Her other books of poetry are Private Gallery (Seal Press, 1976),  Asleep in Another Country (Jawbone Press, 1979), and Apocrypha (Grey Spider Press, 1988). Melinda was a coauthor of an early list of rare, threatened, and endangered plant species of Washington State.