Chip Livingston is the author of three poetry collections, CROW-BLUE, CROW-BLACK and MUSEUM OF FALSE STARTS. and the forthcoming SAINTS OF THE REPUBLIC; the novel, OWLS DON’T HAVE TO MEAN DEATH; a collection of essays and stories, NAMING CEREMONY; and he is editor of LOVE, LOOSHA: THE LETTERS OF LUCIA BERLIN AND KENWARD ELMSLIE. His writing has appeared in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, New American Writing, on the Academy of American Poets and the Poetry Academy websites, among other journals and anthologies. Chip teaches in the low-rez MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM. He lives in Montevideo, Uruguay.