Luci Shaw is a poet, essayist and writer-in-residence at Regent College in Vancouver. Author of over thirty books, her writing has appeared in numerous literary and religious journals. In 2013, she received the 10th Levertov Award for Creative Writing from Seattle Pacific University and Image. She is the author of a new collection of poetry, Scape (2013), and Adventure of Ascent: Field Notes from a Life-long Journey (2014). Luci has also co-authored three books with Madeleine L’Engle: WinterSong, Friends for the Journey, and A Prayer Book for Spiritual Friends. Luci lives in Bellingham, Washington with her husband and enjoys sailing, tent camping, knitting, gardening, and wilderness photography.