Erin Coughlin Hollowell is the author of the poetry collections Pause, Traveler (2015) and Every Atom (2018), as well as the chapbook Willapa Bay Suite. She was a 2013 and 2017 recipient of a Rasmuson Foundation Fellowship. She was awarded the Connie Boochever Award and the Alaska Literary Award. 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 teaches at the Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College and in the low-residency MFA program at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and is the director of Storyknife Writers Retreat.