An eight-time Pushcart-Prize nominee and National Park Artist-in-Residence, Karla Linn
Merrifield has had some 500 poems appear in dozens of journals and anthologies. She has ten
books to her credit, the newest of which are Lithic Scatter and Other Poems (Mercury Heartlink)
and Attaining Canopy: Amazon Poems (FootHills Publishing). Forthcoming from Salmon Poetry
is Athabaskan Fractal and Other Poems of the Far North. Her Godwit: Poems of Canada
(FootHills) received the Eiseman Award for Poetry and she received the Dr. Sherwin Howard
Award for the best poetry published in Weber – The Contemporary West.