Amaris Feland Ketcham
Amaris Feland Ketcham is an honorary Kentucky Colonel who occupies her time with open space, white space, CMYK, flash nonfiction, long trails, f-stops, line breaks, and several Adobe programs running simultaneously. Her work has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, the Los Angeles Review, Prairie Schooner, Rattle, and the Utne Reader. She created Poetic Routes in 2017 and loves reading place-based poetry, particularly when it’s about Albuquerque. Visit her website at www.amariskectham.com.
Josh Rysanek is a senior psychology student at the University of New Mexico and the editor in chief of Conceptions Southwest. His experience with poetry stems from editing and contributing to literary arts magazines for the past three years. Before working on Poetic Routes, he worked in a neuroscience lab where he found himself producing and analyzing neural cartographies, researching how the brain makes sense of place. Josh began teaching workshops for Poetic Routes in 2018. To see more of his work, visit jrysanek.myportfolio.com.