Crystal Spring Gibbins
Crystal Spring Gibbins is the founder/editor of Split Rock Review, editor of Rewilding: Poems for the Environment (Flexible Press, 2020), co-editor of Waters Deep: A Great Lakes Poetry Anthology (2018), and author of Now/Here (Holy Cow! Press), winner of the 2017 Northeastern Minnesota Book Award in Poetry. She is a grant recipient from the Minnesota State Arts Board, Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, and Chequamegon Bay Arts Council. Her work appears in Cincinnati Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Minnesota Review, Prairie Schooner, Verse Daily, The Writer's Almanac, and elsewhere. She holds a PhD in English with concentrations in Creative Writing, 20th and 21st Century American Poetry, and Environmental Literature from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Originally from the Northwest Angle and Islands on Lake of the Woods (MN/ON), Crystal now resides on the South Shore of Lake Superior in northwestern Wisconsin.