Dawn Terpstra lives in Iowa where she leads a communications team. She produces a bi-weekly videocast of workshops and readings for the Iowa Poetry Association. Her poetry appears in current and forthcoming publications, including Midwest Review, The Night Heron Barks, Briar Cliff Review, Persimmon Tree, Citron Review, San Pedro River Review, SWWIM, Third Wednesday, Conestoga Zen, and Eastern Iowa Review. She received an honorable mention for her work in the Midwest Review’s 2021 Great Midwest Poetry Contest. Her chapbook, Songs from the Summer Kitchen, is forthcoming in September from Finishing Line Press.