Elizabeth Bradfield grew up in Tacoma, Washington, and has since claimed Cape Cod and Alaska as home. She is the author of Interpretive Work (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2008) and Approaching Ice (Persea Books, 2010), which was a finalist for the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. Her poems have been published in such journals as The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Field, The Believer, and Orion as well as in several anthologies. Bradfield has received a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University and a scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference. In 2005, she launched Broadsided Press, a grassroots-distributed and guerilla-art-inspired project. She works as a naturalist.