Summer Koester is an award-winning poet and writer living in Juneau, Alaska. Her work has appeared in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Motherwell Magazine, Lowestoft Chronicle, Front Porch Review, the Hellebore, Third Wednesday, and more. She is a winner of the Alaska Statewide Poetry Contest and has been featured in the poetry anthology Courageous Women. You can read more of her at and on Twitter @summerisferal.