Portlin Cochise is a poet and short-story writer. His most recent work includes Relative Exposures: Felling the Family Tree, several poems in the collection Swans Along the Sunlit Path and the just-released A Bulldog's Guide to Small Engine Repair. He divides his time between Sedona, Arizona; Santa Fe, New Mexico; Montreal, Quebec; and Alburg Springs, Vermont. He has two children. His wife is widely believed to be an angel.