Abigail R. Dockter is a writer and researcher based in Tucson, Arizona. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and has done botany and archaeology work from the high plains to the Southwest. She has facilitated workshops in both academic and creative writing for the UA Department of English, the Honors College, the Writing Skills Improvement Center, and the Borderlands Earth Care Youth Institute. Her research interests center on the relationship between people and plants, both in the past and in the present, and she has contributed to several published archaeobotanical collaborations. She wrote journalistic pieces for the University of Arizona’s Institute of the Environment and edited Nonfiction for the literary journal Sonora Review. Her essays and interviews appear or are forthcoming in Weber Journal, Terrain,
Edible Southwest Colorado, and Essay Daily.