Carey Salerno serves as the executive editor & executive director of Alice James Books, winner of the 2021 Golden Colophon Award for Independent Paradigm Publishing from CLMP, the Community of Literary Magazines and Publishers. She is the author of Tributary (2021), Shelter (2009), and a co-editor of Lit From Inside: 40 Years of Poetry from Alice James Books (2013). She teaches publishing arts and poetry writing for the University of Maine at Farmington and is a frequent guest of writing programs, conferences, festivals, where she conducts consultations and delivers talks on publishing arts, editing, poetry, manuscript compilation, and other topics. She has a book of literary criticism related to publishing arts in progress. You may find her essays, poems–and articles and interviews regarding her literary and publishing work–in print and online, including in NPR, Poets & Writers, and American Poetry Review.