Karin Spitfire is an artist whose chooses her medium to match her need for expression. Her major forms are poetry and artist books. Spitfire has studied writing with Barbara Maria and book arts at USM with Rebecca Goodale, at Haystack and Pendland with Eileen Wallace. She currently runs a letterpress studio at the Steelhouse in Rockland with graphic designer Richard Smith. Spitfire is the author of Standing with Trees and Wild Caught. Her poetry has been published in numerous print and on-line literary magazines, and she was Poet Laureate of Belfast, Maine in 2007 & 2008.