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Ariel Kusby is a writer based in Portland, Oregon. Her poems, stories, and reviews have appeared in Entropy, Bone Bouquet, Pith, 1001 Journal, Adolescent, and Hunger Mountain, amongst others. She has written articles for Portland Monthly, Garden Collage, and Luna Luna Magazine. Ariel works as a bookseller in the children’s room at Powell’s City of Books, and is the managing editor for Deep Overstock, the National Booksellers’ Journal. She is currently working on a middle grade nonfiction book.

Ariel is represented by Soumeya Roberts of HSG Agency.