Erin Coughlin Hollowell is the author of the poetry collection Pause, Traveler. Her second collection Every Atom is forthcoming in 2018. She served from 2008-2012 on the Alaska State Literary Arts Panel. Hollowell was the Rona Jaffe Scholarship winner for poetry at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in 2010 and a 2013 recipient of a Rasmuson Foundation Fellowship and the Connie Boochever Award. She is one of the inaugural recipients of the Alaska Literary Award in 2014. Her work has been most recently published in Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly Review, Sugar House Review, and was a finalist for the 49th Parallel Contest for the Bellingham Review. She is an adjunct at the Kenai Peninsula College’s Kachemak Bay Campus and the director of Storyknife Writers Retreat.