Linda Scheller is a California Central Valley poet, playwright, and 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 other publications. A founding board member of the MoSt Poetry Center, she facilitates writing workshops, discussion groups, literary events, and community projects. As a programmer for KCBP radio, she 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.