Corinna Cook is the author of Leavetakings, an essay collection (University of Alaska Press 2020). She is a former Fulbright Fellow, an Alaska Literary Award recipient, and a Rasmuson Foundation awardee. Corinna’s creative work appears in Flyway, Alaska Quarterly Review, Alaska Magazine, Brink, and elsewhere; her journalism appears in venues including Yukon North of Ordinary and GlacierHub; her critical articles appear in Assay and New Writing; and she writes about teaching for Pedagogy and American Literary Studies. Corinna holds degrees from Pomona College and the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and her PhD is in English and Creative Writing from the University of Missouri. More at corinnacook.com.