Abi Pollokoff is a Seattle-based writer and book artist with work forthcoming or found in KALEIDOSCOPED, The Shore, EcoTheo, Denver Quarterly, and Poetry Northwest, among others. She is a 2021 Jack Straw Writers Fellow, and she has also held fellowships or residencies from the Hugo House, the Seattle Review of Books, and the Alice. Currently, Abi is the events manager for Open Books: A Poem Emporium and the managing editor for Poetry Northwest Editions, along with many other hats. She received her MFA from the University of Washington. Find her at abipollokoff.com
The featured image is “Dog-Fennel, Anthemus Catula” by Bertha E. Jaques (ca. 1910), selected and manipulated specifically for Abi’s poems by our Art Director, Meg Sykes.