Eva Saulitis is a writer, teacher, and marine biologist. She grew up on the southern tier of New York, on Lake Erie, but migrated to Alaska in 1986. She received her M.S. and M.F.A. from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. For eighteen years, she has studied the behavior of killer whales in southern Alaska and has written and co-authored many scientiﬁc publications. Her poems and essays have been appeared in Quarterly West, Alaska Quarterly Review, Ice-Floe, Prairie Schooner, Northwest Review, Connotations, Cimarron Review, Seattle Review, Crazyhorse, and various anthologies. She lives in Homer, Alaska.