A Pushcart nominee, Kari Gunter-Seymour holds a B.F.A. in graphic design and an M.A. in commercial photography. Her poetry appears in several publications including, Rattle, Main Street Rag, Crab Orchard Review, and The LA Times. Her chapbook Serving , chosen runner up in the 2016 Yellow Chair Review Annual Chapbook Contest, is forthcoming Spring 2017. She is the founder/curator of the “Women of Appalachia Project,” (www.womenofappalachia.com) an arts organization (fine art and spoken word) she created to address discrimination directed at women living in Appalachia. Go to her website: www.karigunterseymourpoet.com.