Joseph HutchisonPoet Laureate of Colorado (2014-2019), is the award-winning author of 17 poetry collections, including Ojos del Crow/Eyes of the Cuervo(a limited bilingual edition with translations by Patricia Herminia and illustrations by Sabina Espinet), The World As Is: New & Selected Poems, 1972-2015; The Satire Lounge; Marked Men; Thread of the Real; and Bed of Coals. He has edited the poetry anthology Legions of the Sun: Poems of The Great War and co-edited Malala: Poems for Malala Yousafzai and A Song for Occupations: Poems about the American Way of Work. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, he lives in the mountains southwest of the city with his wife, Iyengar yoga instructor Melody Madonna.