Barbara Ellen Sorensen is an editor for Cultural Survival Quarterly, a contributing writer/editor for The Tribal College Journal, and former senior editor of Winds of Change, the flagship magazine of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society. Her poetry has been published in such journals as Copper Nickel, Cutthroat, Many Mountains Moving, and Women Writers of Haitian Descent. She has a poem and two memoir pieces forthcoming in, respectively, InScape, the anthology So Spoke the Earth, and the online journal Drunken Boat. Her chapbook, Song from the Deep Middle Brain (Main Street Rag, 2010) was a finalist in the 2011 Colorado Book Awards. You can find out more about Barbara Ellen at http://www.barbellenwrites.com.