Born into a family of artists, Jackie Craven turns colors into words. Her poetry collection, Secret Formulas & Techniques of the Masters (Brick Road), imagines a fanciful world where paintings speak. Her chapbook, Our Lives Became Unmanageable (Omnidawn), won the publisher’s award for fabulist fiction. Jackie’s work has appeared in dozens of literary journals, including The Asheville Poetry ReviewThe Massachusetts ReviewNew Ohio ReviewNimrod, Pleiades, Poet Lore, River Styx, Salamander, and Spillway. She’s also the author of books on interior design and more than 500 articles on art and architecture. Read Full Bio