About the Author:

Catherine Webster is a poet, teacher, and third-generation California farmer who lives in the San Joaquin Valley. Her book of poems The Concept of Bodily Objects was also published in 1997. She has edited Handspan of Red Earth: An Anthology of American Farm Poems, and her work has appeared in Hwy 99, A Literary Journey through California’s Great Central Valley; Colorado Review; and Denver Quarterly.

She teaches literature and creative writing at University of the Pacific.