Ashley Parker Owens is a writer, poet, and artist living in Richmond, Kentucky. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Eastern Kentucky University, and an MFA in Visual Arts from Rutgers University.
[Image description: a landscape-orientation image of a swirling grey overcast sky and rocky, dark charcoal-colored hills. A strange creature covered in dark green stripes and with a segmented, insect-like body appears on the hill; above it, three shape hover in the sky. The extreme left and right shapes look like green striped flowers, while the middle resembles a bird’s head.]