Katy Gurin (she/her) earned a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Humboldt State University in 2011 and an MFA in poetry from UC Riverside in 2019. Katy’s poems have appeared in Narrative Magazine, Blue Earth Review, Sinking City, and elsewhere. Katy has worked as an engineer on projects throughout California, including the restoration of Wishon Quarry, the decommissioning of the Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power Plant, and the removal of San Clemente Dam. She works as a senior analyst on the Humboldt Regional Climate Action Plan and volunteers with the climate activist group 350 Humboldt. You can find out more about her work at katygurin.com, and you can follow her at www.instagram.com/katygurin.