Jeanne Lutz currently serves on the board of Cracked Walnut, a traveling Lit Fest reading series in the Midwest. She grew up on a small dairy farm in southern Minnesota, attended the National University of Ireland Galway, and spent two years in Japan. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Best-of-the-Net nominee, and Loft Mentor Series fellow for poetry, she is the author of the chapbook Hearts and Harrows, co-written with Richard Donnelly. Her poetry has turned up in Conduit; The Missouri Review; Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Shot Glass Journal, NonBinary Review, Poetry City, USA and elsewhere. Recent live appearances include Adrian Todd Zuniga's Literary Death Match and the Bay Area's Litquake. She divides her time between the family farm and working at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.