Benjamin Cutler was raised on a riverbank. A two-time North Carolina Poetry Society award-winning poet, his poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and have appeared or are forthcoming in Cold Mountain Review, Pembroke Magazine, Cumberland River Review, The Carolina Quarterly, Longleaf Review, Rust + Moth, The Shore, and The Lascaux Review, among many others. Benjamin is also a husband, a father of four, and a high-school English and creative writing teacher in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina. When he’s not reading, writing, or playing with his children, Benjamin can be found on the creeks and trails of his mountain home. His debut book of poetry, The Geese Who Might be Gods, is available from Main Street Rag (May 2019).