Cheyenne L. Black is the editor-in-chief of Hayden's Ferry Review and an MFA candidate at Arizona State University where she also teaches. While primarily a poet, her current projects include a novel-length long poem rooted in the Southwest, a novel of alternative future, a visual poem in wax and book arts, and a photographic series of encaustic art. In 2016, she was awarded a Virginia G. Piper global fellowship and a graduate excellence award. Her poetry has been included in the anthologies We Will be Shelter, edited by Andrea Gibson, and released by Write Bloody Press; and In Sight: An Ekphrastic Collaboration, out of Four Chambers Press; as well as having poetry or photography selected to appear in 45th Parallel, Wordgathering, Bacopa Review, and New Mobility among others.