Jennifer Boyden is a poet and novelist who lives on an island in Washington state. Her novel, The Chief of Rally Tree (Skyhorse Publishing, 2018) won the Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature. She is also author of two books of poetry, The Declarable Future and The Mouths of Grazing Things (University of Wisconsin Press) which were awarded the Four Lakes and The Brittingham Prizes in poetry. Jennifer Boyden’s poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and she is a former PEN Northwest Wilderness Writing Residency recipient. She teaches literature and creative writing for Spring Street International School and for Eastern Oregon University’s low-residency MFA program.
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