Kimberly L. Becker is author of Words Facing EastThe Dividings (WordTech Editions), and Flight (forthcoming, MadHat Press). Her poems appear in journals and anthologies such as BloodlettersDrunken BoatIDK MagazineIndigenous Message on WaterWomen Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender ViolenceTending the Fire: Native Voices and Portraits; and Bared. Grants and residencies include The Regional Artist Project of Northwest NC, Hambidge Fellow, Weymouth Center Writer in Residence, and Wildacres Residency Program. Kimberly has read at venues from The National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, to Wordfest. She has served as mentor for PEN America's Prison Writing Program and AWP's Writer to Writer Program.