Katy Yocom is winner of the 2016 Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature for her novel manuscript Three Ways to Disappear. Her fiction, poetry, essays, and journalism have appeared in Salon, The Louisville Review, decomP magazinE, StyleSubstanceSoul, and elsewhere, and her poetry is anthologized in Circe’s Lament: Anthology of Wild Women Poetry. Awards include grants from the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and the Kentucky Arts Council as well as writing residencies at Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and Crosshatch Hill House. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She holds an MFA in Writing from Spalding University and lives in Louisville, Kentucky, where she helps direct the Spalding low-residency MFA in Writing program.