Ivy Raff is a co-founder of Make Your Medicine, a small collective of changemakers supporting the needs of diverse workplaces. Her poetry appears in The American Journal of Poetry, Nimrod International Journal, and West Trade Review, among several others, and is anthologized in Spectrum: Poetry Celebrating Identity (Renard Press, 2022). A current nominee for the Best of the Net Anthology, she was a finalist for Atlanta Review’s International Poetry Contest and the 2021 sweettooth//HONEY Micropoetry Contest. Her work has been awarded
scholarship support from the Colgate Writers’ Conference, as well as residencies from Atlantic Center for the Arts and Alaska State Parks. Ivy studied Zen Buddhist approaches to writing under Natalie Goldberg and Subhana Barzaghi, and holds degrees from Fordham University and CUNY Baruch College. Read more at ivyraff.com.