DENA RASH GUZMAN is a Las Vegas born poet and editor living on a family farm in the Sandy River Gorge near Portland, Oregon. Founding editor of an online poetry and photography review, Unshod Quills and poetry editor for Shanghai, China's HAL Publishing, Dena is also a member of the Stanza Massive and a former poetry editor at the Nervous Breakdown. Her first book of poems, Life Cycle, was released in 2013 by Dog On A Chain Press. A chapbook, Woodland Savant, is forthcoming from that press in 2014. Dena has performed her work on stages across the world.