Connie Wieneke has lived in Wilson, Wyoming, since February 1983. She is the author of Jackson Hole: Crossroads of the West, a contemporary look at that community. Since receiving her MFA in creative writing from the University of Montana in 1991, she has had poetry, fiction, and essays published in Creative Nonfiction, Northern Lights, Stand, Cutbank, Whiskey Island Magazine, Orion, Intermountain Woman, Westering, Petroglyph, and Literary Nonfiction: The Fourth Genre (ed. Stephen Minot). She is a 2003 Wyoming Arts Council Literary Fellowship recipient. Between raising chickens, practicing yoga, and writing, she works at a variety of day jobs.