is the founder of Jules’ Poetry Playhouse, LLC, a place for poetry and play in Albuquerque, NM. She teaches creative writing and poetry classes and hosts poetry readings with visiting writers. She took her MFA in Writing and Literature from Bennington College, VT. Her two books of poems, Behind the Volcanoes and Appetites (Beatlick Press) were finalists for the NM/AZ Book Awards. Her poems have appeared in SAM, Salamander, Malpais Review, Adobe Walls, A View from the Loft, St. Paul Almanac, Long Islander News, House Organ, Duke City Fix and others. Her website is www.julesnyquist.com.