Rebecca Durham is a poet, botanist, and artist. Originally from New England, she now calls western Montana home. She holds a B.A. in Biology from Colby College, a M.S. in Botany from Oregon State University, and a M.F.A. in Creative Writing with an emphasis in poetry from the University of Montana. For the last seven years she has been researching vascular plants and lichens at the MPG Ranch, a private conservation property. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Rebecca’s writing has appeared in Orion Magazine, Epiphany Magazine, Pilgrimage Magazine, Superstition Review, Mud Season Review, Meniscus, Pacific Review, Riverfeet Press Anthology, Mantis, and is forthcoming in Bright Bones: Contemporary Montana Poetry. Her botanical art has been featured at the Montana Natural History Center.