Steve K. Bertrand is an award-winning poet, historian and photographer. For over thirty-five years, he has also worked as a free-lance photojournalist. His poems, stories and articles have appeared in numerous publications locally, nationally and internationally. In addition, Steve has had a long career as a teacher/coach in the Everett School District. Steve has been very involved in lectures and poetry readings throughout the Pacific Northwest. The author of twenty-seven books, Steve lives in Mukilteo, Washington. In his free time, he enjoys family, friends and the wonders of Washington.