Linda Jackson Collins has been a presence in Sacramento's writing community for many years. She has participated in numerous workshops, coordinates a monthly poetry critique group, and served as editor for several issues of SPC's Tule Review. Her own poetry collection, Painting Trees, was published by Random Lane Press in 2019. Her work has also been published in numerous journals, including Silver Birch Press, Fourth and Sycamore, and Panoply. Linda spends a lot of time on her bike, pedaling up the big hills in El Dorado County.

Kimberly Kralowec is the author of The Saplings Think of Us as Young (Kelson Books 2023) and a chapbook, We retreat into the stillness of our own bones (Tolsun Books 2022). Her poetry appears in journals such as The Shore, wildness, Twyckenham Notes, and The Inflectionist Review, and she was recently named a finalist in the River Styx International Poetry Contest. A California native and a lawyer by profession, she lives in San Francisco. Find her at