Board of Directors Member, Terrain Publishing
Reviews Editor, Terrain.org
Originally from the South Side of Chicago, Renata Golden discovered the American Southwest at age 18 when she stuck out her thumb on the Stevenson Expressway and ended up in Phoenix. Now the owner of an international technical writing company, Renata has authored several books on data center and cloud computing published by HP/HPE Press. Somewhere along the way she earned an MFA in creative writing from the University of Houston, where she studied with Junot Diaz, Mary Gaitskill, Lucy Greeley, Adam Zagajewski, and Mark Doty. Renata is active in the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) in addition to the always exciting Association of Test Publishers (ATP). Renata currently lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she has taught at the Institute for American Indian Arts (IAIA) and is working on a collection of essays about the Chiricahua Mountains in Southeastern Arizona. To read more, visit renatagolden.com.