Natalie Peeterse has an MFA from the University of Montana. She is the editor of Verde Que Te Quiero Verde: Poems after Federico Garcia Lorca through Open Country Press. Her poetry has appeared in Magnolia, Blackbird, and Sonora Review among other journals. She was included in I Go to the Ruined Place: Contemporary Poems in Defense of Global Human Rights (Lost Horse Press). Her chapbook Black Birds : Blue Horse, An Elegy won the Gold Line Press Poetry Prize in 2011. A second chapbook, Dreadful : Luminosity, Letters, was published by Educe Press in the spring of 2017. She has been a fellow with the Arizona Commission on the Arts, a participant at the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and an artist in residence at the Caldera Institute. She is a recipient of the 2013 Artist Innovation Award by the Montana Arts Council.