Julia Shipley is a poet, author and journalist based in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Her work has been featured in Vermont Life, Orion Magazine, and Yankee Magazine, where she’s a contributing editor. Her first book, Adam’s Mark, was named a 2014 Best Book about New England by the Boston Globe. Julia grows fruits and vegetables and raises turkeys and sheep on her six- acre homestead where she lives with her husband and pug. Her website is www.writingonthefarm.com.