Ariel Kusby is a writer based in Portland, Oregon. Her poems, stories, and reviews have appeared in Entropy, The Adroit Journal, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Bone Bouquet, SUSAN / The Journal, Bodega Magazine, Hunger Mountain, and Pom Pom Lit Mag, amongst others, and she has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has written articles for Portland Monthly, Garden Collage, and Luna Luna Magazine. Ariel works as a children’s bookseller at Powell’s Books, and is the managing editor for Deep Overstock: the Booksellers’ Journal. Her children’s book, The Little Witch’s Book of Spells, was published by Chronicle Books on August 25th, 2020.