Lynne Goldsmith is a counselor and award-winning author. Her first poetry collection, Secondary Cicatrices, won seven honors. Two of her three children’s picture books won honors. Her latest poetry collection, By Light and Hidden Matter, honors animals and the natural world. She had two photos chosen as judges’ “Favorites” (nonwinning) in the 2022 Nature Conservancy International Photography Contest and has two nature published photos with Tiny Seed Literary Journal.