Kierstin Bridger is a Telluride, Colorado writer. She is author of two books: Demimonde (Lithic Press), which won the 2017 WILLA Award from Women Writing The West and her full collection, All Ember (Urban Farmhouse Press). She is a winner of the Mark Fischer Poetry Prize, a Fortnight Prize, an ACC Writer’s Studio award, and a 2017 silver Charter Oak Best Historical Award. Bridger was also short-listed for the Manchester Poetry Competition in the UK. She is editor of Ridgway Alley Poems and Co-Director of Open Bard Poetry Series. The Podcast, Poetry Voice with Kierstin Bridger and Uche Ogbuji is her latest endeavor. She earned her MFA at Pacific University. She teaches poetry at Adams State University. Find Sound files and more here at the Requatorist.