Wendy Videlock lives in Palisade, CO, where she writes, paints, and teaches across the arts.  She is a life long student of the arts, the creative process, and the natural world. Her work and critical reviews of her work have  appeared widely, most notably in Poetry, Best American Poetry, The New York Times, American Life in Poetry, Dark Horse, Rattle, and Hudson Review.  Her full length books, Nevertheless, Slingshots, and The Dark Gnu, are available from Able Muse Press, and her chapbook from EXOT Books. Her visual work is featured in galleries throughout Western Colorado.