Polly Buckingham is the author of one book of poetry, The River People (Lost Horse Press 2020), and two books of fiction, The Expense of a View (Katherine Anne Porter Award, UNT Press 2016) and A Year of Silence (Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award, Florida Review Press 2015). She's the recipient of a 2014 Washington Artists Trust Fellowship. Polly teaches creative writing at Eastern Washington University and is the editor of Willow Springs magazine. She is also Series Editor for the Katherine Anne Porter Award. Her work appears in The Gettysburg Review, Threepenny Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Sugar House, The Poetry Review, Conduit, Spillway, The Moth and elsewhere.