Kelsey Garrity-Riley, Huts, pen and ink, 2013
Rose McLarney’s collection of poems, The Always Broken Plates of Mountains, 2013, is available from Four Way Books and Amazon.com. She has won The Fellowship of Southern Writers’ biennial George Garrett New Writing Award for Poetry, Alligator Juniper’s 2011 National Poetry Prize, and the Joan Beebe Fellowship at Warren Wilson College. Her work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, Orion, Slate, New England Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, and dozens of other journals. McLarney earned an MFA from Warren Wilson and has taught in the writing program there. Rose is currently Assistant Professor of Poetry at Oklahoma State University.
The cover of Hone Creek is done by Kelsey Garrity-Riley, an artist and illustrator in Savannah, Georgia. Garrity-Riley grew up in Germany and Belgium before coming to the States “to pursue [her] love of art.” She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2010. Her work, and more about her, can be found on both her website and her blog.