Karla Huston writes in Appleton, Wisconsin, and is the author of six chapbooks of poetry, most recently An Inventory of Lost Things, Centennial Press, 2009. Her book Flight Patterns won the Main Street Rag Chapbook Contest in 2003. She has received writing residencies from the Ragdale Foundation and Bread Loaf. Winner of many writing awards, she has published poetry, reviews and interviews in many journals. Huston recently retired after teaching Creative Writing and Literature at Neenah High School for fifteen years.