Grace Mattern’s poetry and prose have been published widely including in The Sun, Calyx, Prairie Schooner, Brevity Blog and Yankee. Recent work focuses on the integration of images/objects and text. She received fellowships from the NH Arts Council and Vermont Studio Center. Her book The Truth About Death won the NH Readers’ Choice Award for Outstanding Work of Poetry. Mattern’s social activism includes 30 years as Executive Director of the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence and work on racial justice and land conservation. Website: gracemattern.com. Twitter & Instagram.