Joannie Stangeland is the author of several poetry collections, most recently The Scene You See. Her chapbook A Steady Longing for Flight won the inaugural Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Award, and she received the 2019 Crosswinds Poetry Journal grand prize. Her poems have also appeared in Boulevard, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, and other journals. She has been a Jack Straw Writers Program Fellow, and she holds an MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University. Joannie lives in Seattle, where she works as a technical writer and helps out at her husband’s winery.