The Promise of a Normal Life from Arcade Publishing, is Rebecca Kaiser Gibson’s debut novel. Her poetry collections are Girl as Birch (2022) and OPINEL (2015) from Bauhan Publishing. Her work appears in Agni, Barrow Street, Field, Green Mountains Review, Greensboro Review, Interim, Harvard Review, among other publications. She’s received fellowships from MacDowell, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Vermont Studio Center, and Virginia Center for Creative Arts. She will attend VCCA in Auvillar, France November 2023 and was a Fulbright Scholar teaching poetry in India. After teaching poetry at Tufts University for 23 years, she founded The Loom, Poetry in Harrisville, a poetry reading series.