Derek Sheffield’s collection, Not for Luck, was chosen by Mark Doty for the Wheelbarrow Books Poetry Prize and is forthcoming in 2021 from MSU Press. His first collection, Through the Second Skin (Orchises, 2013), was a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. His poems have also appeared in The Southern Review, Poetry, The Gettysburg Review, AGNI, and The Georgia Review. He is the poetry editor of Terrain.org and co-editor of Dear America: Letters of Hope, Habitat, Defiance, and Democracy (Trinity, 2020). He teaches ecological writing and poetry at Wenatchee Valley College.