Linda Scheller is a California Central Valley poet, playwright, book reviewer, and writing teacher. Her work has appeared in Notre Dame Review, Slipstream, Hawai'i Pacific Review, Poetry East, Seattle Review, Teach. Write., Connecticut River Review, Poem, Wisconsin Review, and More Than Soil, More Than Sky, among numerous other publications. A founding board member of Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center, she facilitates writing workshops, book discussions, literary events, and community projects. As a programmer for KCBP radio, she co-hosts and produces "Arts of the San Joaquin Valley" and "Women of the Valley." In 2017, FutureCycle Press published her book of research-based, award-winning poetry, Fierce Light. Her second book of poetry, Wind and Children, was published in June 2022 by Main Street Rag.