About the Artist
Megan Merchant lives in the tall pines of Prescott, AZ. She is the author of two full-length poetry collections: Gravel Ghosts (Glass Lyre Press, Awarded 2016 Best Book Award), The Dark’s Humming (Awarded 2015 Lyrebird Prize, Glass Lyre Press), four chapbooks, and a forthcoming children’s book with Philomel Books. Most recently, she was the recipient of the 2016-2017 COG Literary Award, judged by Juan Felipe Herrera, U.S. Poet Laureate. She was also the recipient of the Las Vegas Poets Prize. You can find her work at meganmerchant.wix.com/poet.