Jen Stever is an Iñupiaq writer, mom, artist, and proud nerd. She grew up splitting her time between the San Francisco Bay Area and Alaska. She currently lives in Anchorage with her husband, daughter, and two dogs, and is a graduate of the University of Alaska Anchorage’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Literary Arts program. Jen writes poetry and fiction and her work has appeared in Alaska Women Speak and An Anthology of Emerging Poets (2019). Her micro-chapbook of poetry, Immuk and Cookies, was published in 2020 by Kissing Dynamite Poetry. Her novel manuscript, Lost Son of Fire, won a 2020 Jason Wenger Award for Excellence in Creative Writing from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and her flash fiction, Panigiik, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Find her on Twitter @JenStever.