Scot Siegel is the author of three full-length poetry collections and three poetry chapbooks. His most recent full-length volumes are: The Constellation of Extinct Stars and Other Poems (Salmon Poetry, 2016) and Thousands Flee California Wildflowers (Salmon Poetry, 2012). He has received artist residencies with Playa at Summer Lake and Oregon State University’s Spring Creek Project, and awards and commendations from Nimrod International, Aesthetica (UK), the Oregon State Library, and the Oregon Poetry Association. Scot was born in Oakland, California, and has lived in the Pacific Northwest since 1987. He has two grown daughters.