Bart Rawlinson is the President of the Mendocino College Federation of Teachers for 2020 — 2022. He has been an Artist-in-Residence at Green Olive Arts in Morocco in 2016 and at Arteles in Hämeenkyrö, Finland in 2015. He was named the Faculty of Excellence at Mendocino College in 2014. He received the 2013 William Matthews Poetry Prize. He has also received the Joseph Henry Jackson Award, the Eugene Ruggles Poetry Prize, and the Robert Browning Society’s Award for Dramatic Monologue, among other awards. His work appears in One, The Rumpus, Williwaw Journal, Asheville Poetry Review, Assaracus, New Millennium Writings, Santa Clara Review and other magazines. He is an Associate Professor, English at Mendocino College in Northern California, USA.