Peggy Shumaker has published seven books of poems and two chapbooks. Her most recent collection is Toucan Nest: Poems of Costa Rica. Her lyrical memoir is Just Breathe Normally. Professor emerita from University of Alaska Fairbanks, she teaches in the Rainier Writing Workshop low-residency MFA program. She lives in Fairbanks, Alaska. Please visit her website at peggyshumaker.com.