Tanya Holtland is the author of Requisite, forthcoming from Platypus Press, and the chapbook Inner River (Drop Leaf Press, 2016). Her poetry and nonfiction appear in The Offing, The Rupture, Mary: A Journal of New Writing, OXALIS, and elsewhere. She holds an M.A. in English and Creative Writing from San Francisco State University, and was an artist-in-residence at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. In collaboration with composer Daniela Candillari, she authored the libretto, Fated. Some of her photography lives on this site and over at The Wire’s Dream. A Los Angeles native, her work surrounds the intersections of memory, ecology, borders, design, and matriarchy.