Taylor Graham is a volunteer search-and-rescue dog handler in the Sierra Nevada. She's included in the anthologies Villanelles (Everyman's Library, 2012) and California Poetry: From the Gold Rush to the Present (Santa Clara University, 2004). Her book The Downstairs Dance Floor was awarded the Robert Philips Poetry Chapbook Prize. Her current project is dog poems, about living with her canine search partners over the past 40 years. A chapbook, Walking the Puppy, and full-length collection, What the Wind Says, were published by Lummox Press iin 2013.