Brian Lowry writes from the southern Indiana farm he shares with his wife and young daughter. His creative work has appeared in Farming Magazine: People, Land, and Community; New Southerner; Ruminate Magazine; Avocet; The Herald Sparrow; The Quill; in HGTV's book, Flower Gardening; on WFPL radio's "HomeGrown”; and in several newspapers. He is the 2007 winner of Ruminate Magazine’s Annual Poetry Contest. He is a 2008 Finalist for the New Southerner Literary Contest. Two of his poems will be included in an upcoming anthology on Hoosier Nature Poetry. He serves as a middle school counselor and English teacher.