Cynthia Neely is the winner of Bright Hill Press’s chapbook contest for “Passing Through Blue Earth” (2016) and the winner of Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment’s chapbook contest for “Broken Water” (2011). Her poems appear in numerous journals including Pontoon, Bellevue Literary Review, Crab Creek Review, Raven Chronicles, Terrain.org and in several anthologies. Her full-length book, “Flight Path”, (2014) was a finalist in the Aldrich Press book contest. Her chapbook “Hopewell Bay” (2017), a single long hybrid poem, is available from Seven Kitchens Press. Neely earned her MFA in creative writing from Pacific University.