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Crystal Gibbins

Crystal S. Gibbins is the founding editor of Split Rock Review, co-editor of Waters Deep: A Great Lakes Poetry Anthology, and author of Now/Here (Holy Cow! Press), winner of the 2017 Northeastern Minnesota Book Award in Poetry and runner-up of the Edna Meudt Poetry Book Award from the Council of Wisconsin Writers. She is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the Minnesota State Arts Board, Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, and Chequamegon Bay Arts Council. Her work has appeared in Cincinnati Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Minnesota Review, Verse Daily, Prairie Schooner, among others. She holds a PhD in English with concentrations in Creative Writing, 20th & 21st Century American Poetry, and North American Environmental Literature from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Crystal lives in Washburn, WI on the south shore of Lake Superior.