Anne Haven McDonnell

Anne Haven McDonnell lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and teaches as an associate professor of English and creative writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Her poetry chapbook Living with Wolves was published by Split Rock Press in 2019, and her full-length collection Breath on a Coal will be published with Middle Creek Publishing in September 2022.

Singing Inside a Tree

As mountain pine beetles descend on drought-stressed western forests, a poet remembers a sheltering Douglas fir, and listens for the sounds of climate crisis inside a beetle-infested piƱon tree.