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Not For Luck, Poems by Derek Sheffield

Selected by Mark Doty for the Wheelbarrow Books Poetry Prize.

Cascadia Field Guide

“These illuminating pages are a gift in reciprocity for the gifts of the land.”
– Robin Wall Kimmerer

When Derek Sheffield isn’t writing, teaching, or editing, he can often be found in the mountains of North Central Washington. He has published four collections of poetry, including Not for Luck and Through the Second Skin, and co-edited the anthologies, Dear America: Letters of Hope, Habitat, Defiance, and Democracy and Cascadia Field Guide: Art, Ecology, Poetry. He is the poetry editor of Terrain.org.

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Derek Sheffield talks to the birds

Header photo, Night Falls, by Marc Dilley.