Ryan Van Lenning has an M.A., and is author of Re-Membering: Poems of Earth and Soul, High-Cooing Through the Seasons (a collection of haiku, available October 2018), and a new book Headwaters and Heartrocks (release date January 2019). His poems appear in various journals and the forthcoming book A Walk with Nature: Poetic Encounters That Nourish the Soul by University Professors Press. He is Co-Founder of Wild Nature Heart, guiding outer and inner wilderness journeys and facilitating authentic re-connections with nature and our deepest selves. Ryan lives outside in the open air among the redwoods and rivers.

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