Jules Nyquist is the founder of Jules’ Poetry Playhouse in Albuquerque, NM. She took her MFA in Writing and Literature from Bennington College, VT. Her two books of poems, Behind the Volcanoes and Appetites (Beatlick Press), were finalists for the NM/AZ Book Awards. Poems have been published in 5 AM, Salamander, Malpais Review, Adobe Walls, St. Paul Almanac, Long Islander News, Gray Sparrow, House Organ, Duke City Fix, and Café Review. She is co-editor of the Poets Speak Anthology series.