Christien Gholson is the author of two books of poetry: All the Beautiful Dead (Bitter Oleander Press, 2016; Finalist for the New Mexico Book Award), and On the Side of the Crow (Hanging Loose Press, 2006; re-issued by Parthian Books in the UK, 2011); and a novel, A Fish Trapped Inside the Wind (Parthian, 2011). Other work at Mudlark includes the long poems Kill-Floor, The Sixth Sense, and The Black Edge. Gholson’s take on Beauty & Terror, the paintings of Leonora Carrington, Rimbaud, The Hiroshima Panels, and other subjects (including the work of other poets), can be found on his blog: noise & silence. He lives in New Mexico.