Featured Artists

Amy Irvine
“Interview With Amy Irvine”

Amy Irvine is a sixth-generation Utahan. She was formally a nationally ranked competitive rock climber, and the Developmental Director at the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance. Her other writing credits include the book “Making a Difference: Inspirational Stories of How Outdoor Industry and Individuals are Working to Preserve America’s Natural Places.”

Dave Richardson
“Continental Divide”

Dave Richardson is an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design in the Department of Art and Design at Southern Utah University. In 2007, he presented at the AIGA Intent/Content conference in Nashville and at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii. He has conducted visiting artist lectures at several universities across the United States, including SUNY-Oswego, Vincennes University, and Bellevue University in Omaha. He has been teaching print and new media for five years, and received his MFA at Indiana University-Bloomington. His studio is based in Cedar City, Utah, and can be found online at daverichardsondesign.com.

The poet is Danielle Dubrasky, Associate Professor of Creative Writing at SUU.

Suzanne Roberts
“Animal Market”

Suzanne Roberts is the author of Shameless (Cherry Grove Collections, 2007) and Nothing to You (Pecan Grove Press, 2008). Her poetry has appeared in many journals, including Eclipse, Divide, South American Explorers, and Smartish Pace. She is a doctoral student in Literature and the Environment at the University of Nevada-Reno and a tenured English instructor at Lake Tahoe Community College. Recently, she was named “The Next Great Travel Writer” by Travcoa and National Geographic Traveler. For more information, please visit her website at www.suzanneroberts.org

Vivian Wagner

Vivian Wagner teaches journalism at Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio. Her work has appeared in American Profile, Arizona Quarterly, Bluegrass Unlimited, Genre, The Pinch, Miranda Literary MagazineModern Fiction Studies, VegNews, and many other publications. She is working on a book about fiddling, and she also keeps a photo blog called the New Concord Journal at www.newconcordjournal.blogspot.com.

Banner Photos are credited to Elizabeth Ball, Jessica Cring, and Elizabeth Staggs