John Calderazzo’s poems, essays, and stories have appeared widely, including in Audubon, Brevity, Georgia Review, High Country News, Orion, The Normal School, and Witness. His books include a freelance-writing guide, a children’s science book, and Rising Fire: Volcanoes and Our Inner Lives. He’s won a Colorado Arts Council Fellowship, a Traveler’s Tales Solas award, and a writing residency at the Andrews Forest. His work has appeared in Best American Nature Writing, Best Travel Adventure Stories, A Poetic Inventory of Rocky Mountain National Park, and Here: Poems for the Planet. He taught creative nonfiction writing at Colorado State University, where he won a Best CSU Teacher Award, co-founded a university-wide teaching climate change initiative and taught scientists how to communicate with the public. He lives in Bellvue, Colorado.