Mindy Nettifee, PhD is a poet, artist educator, and somatic trauma therapist. Her doctoral research is on the sensory capacities of the voice and the role of voice and language in trauma healing. She has been teaching creative writing and performance for more than 15 years, and currently teaches storytelling workshops for Literary Arts, produces and hosts for Back Fence PDX and The Moth, and directs the creative consultation firm Free Delivery. She has published three full-length poetry collections and the how-to book on writing Glitter in the Blood. Her latest collection is Open Your Mouth Like a Bell (Write Bloody). She also writes posts about the moon(!) which you can get for free by following her on social media (Facebook & Instagram – @thecultofmindy).