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 AnthologyMantis, Bright Bones: Contemporary Montana Poetry, and Poetry Northwest. Her botanical art has been featured at the Montana Natural History Center and abstract acrylics at the E3 Gallery in Missoula MT.