Arra L./Lynn Ross is a poet, essayist, and occasional puppet worker. She is fascinated by the singularity of earth and the fragility of human existence. Her book Day of the Child explores the oddness of motherhood and will be published in Fall 2021 with Milkweed Editions. Her book Seedlip and Sweet Apple (also published by Milkweed Editions) takes on the voice of Mother Ann Lee of the Shakers. Her written work can be found in Conjunctions, Bennington Review, Passages North, Fourth Genre, River Teeth, Denver Quarterly, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner, Birmingham Poetry Review, Antioch Review, the Iowa Review, and on Versedaily, Linebreak, and She lives on the Pine River in Michigan.