Derek Sheffield

Derek Sheffield’s collection, Not for Luck, was selected by Mark Doty for the Wheelbarrow Books Poetry Prize. His other books include Through the Second Skin, finalist for the Washington State Book Award, Dear America: Letters of Hope, Habitat, Defiance, and Democracy, and, forthcoming in March of 2023, Cascadia Field Guide: Art, Ecology, and Poetry. He is the poetry editor of and can often be found in the forests and rivers near Leavenworth, Washington.