Gwendolyn Morgan is a Pacific Northwest poet and artist. She learned the names of birds and inherited paintbrushes and wooden paint boxes from both her grandmothers. With an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Goddard College and an MDiv from San Francisco Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union, she has been the recipient of a few artist residencies. She is grateful for a Winter 2020 Centrum Artist Residency. Currently the Clark County Poet Laureate 2018-2020 in Washington State, her third book of poetry, Before the Sun Rises, was released June 2019 from Homebound Publications.