Kathryn Hunt is a writer and filmmaker. She makes her home in Port Townsend, Wash. Her poems and essays have appeared in The Sun, Open Spaces, CutBank, Crab Creek Review, Pacific Northwest, and Seattle. Her poetry manuscript The Botany Lesson was selected as a finalist in the 2001 Floating Bridge Press chapbook contest. She is at work on a collection of personal essays entitled The Province of Leaves, an investigation of the world of natural facts and human meanings.