Winner of the Southwest Writers Poetry award, Katherine DiBella Seluja is a poet and a nurse practitioner. Her work has appeared in bosque, Crab Creek Review, Intima, Literary Orphans and Santa Ana River Review. Her first collection, Gather the Night, focuses on the impact of mental illness and is forthcoming in 2018 from UNM Press. She holds degrees in Nursing from Columbia and Yale University. Katherine is currently working on a collaborative poetry project in response to the 2016 presidential election.