Jeanne Wagner is the author of four chapbooks and three full-length collections: The Zen Piano-mover,
(winner of the NFSPS Poetry Prize), In the Body of Our lives, (Sixteen Rivers Press) and Everything Turns
Into Something Else, published in 2020 as runner-up for the Grayson Books Prize. She is the most
recent winner of the Naugatuck Review Prize. Her work has appeared in Cincinnati Review, North
American Review, Florida Review, Alaska Quarterly Review and The Southern Review.
Louise Moises was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she still lives. A graduate of
San Jose State, she has been a puppeteer, storyteller, teacher of crafts and theatre, retail clerk, and
antiquarian bookstore owner. Louise’s work has received awards from the literary divisions of the
Alameda, Marin, and San Mateo County fairs, as well as from the Ina Coolbrith Circle, Artists Embassy
International, and the Soul Making Keats competition. Her poems have appeared on line and in printed
publications including High Shelf Press, Write Launch, Wingless Dreamers, California Quarterly, and
Joan Ramsey Memorial, among others. Widowed, Louise enjoys traveling with her cat in her RV. On her
recent 8000-mile trip, she kept a haiku journal recording the beauty and mystery of her journey.
According to Louise, “Every day is a new adventure.”
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