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Sasha Steensen

Poet and educator

Sasha Steensen is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Gatherest (Ahsahta Press) and Every Thing Awake (Shearsman Press). Recent essays and hybrid work can be found at Essay Press, Interim and Tupelo Quarterly. She teaches Creative Writing and Literature at Colorado State University where she also serves as a poetry editor for Colorado Review. She lives in Fort Collins with her husband, two daughters, flock of chickens, two standard poodles and a very fierce barn cat.