Of Fur Not Fowl
Jeanine Pfeiffer is devoted to the celebration and conservation of biocultural diversity: the intrinsic connections between nature and culture. An ethnoecologist with over 30 years’ experience in Asia, Africa, and the Americas, Dr. Pfeiffer is a senior lecturer at San José State University and a scientific advisor to government, tribal, non-profit and community-based organization. Chapters from her book-in-progress, ‘The Language of Endangered Hearts’, have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, anthologized, and published in the Bellevue Literary Review, Hippocampus, The Guardian, High Country News, Camas, The Citron Review, The Portland Review, Flyway, Between the Lines, Langscape, Medium, Inverted Syntax, Silver Needle Press, Sky Island Journal, The Lowestoft Chronicles and Nowhere. Her poetry has been featured on Dan Robert’s radio show, Rhythm Running River, on Mendocino County Public Broadcasting station KZYX&Z. More at www.jeaninepfeiffer.com
Three Sea Poems
Sharon Phillips started learning to write poems a few years ago after she retired from her career in education. Her poems have been published online and in print, and have been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize (2017), the Indigo Firsts pamphlet competition (2018) and the WoLF Poetry Competition (2019). Sharon won the Borderlines Poetry Competition in 2017 and was among the winners of the Poetry Society Members’ Competition in November 2018. She lives on the Isle of Portland, in Dorset.