Jerod Foster is a natural history and travel photographer whose work has appeared in Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, The New York Times, and The Texas Tribune. He has authored seven books on photography education and is associate professor of practice in the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University. John Poch is the author of five collections of poetry, including the forthcoming Texases (WordFarm Press, 2019). His poetry has been published widely and has won many prizes including the Nation/"Discovery" Award, the Donald Justice Prize, and The New Criterion Poetry Prize. He is professor in the Department of English's creative writing program at Texas Tech University.