Ashley Steineger is a poet and crisis counselor whose work has been featured in Palette Poetry, The Shore, and The Mantle, among others. She is the author of the chapbook Ebb/Flow (Blanket Sea Press, June 2021). Ashley received her MFA from Queen’s University of Charlotte, and is a Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize nominee. She strongly believes that poetry is the language of healing, and that we are all in this together. Ashley lives and writes out of Raleigh, NC, where she enjoys forest bathing, collecting tattoos, and untranslatable words.