Ryder S. Ziebarth holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction, and was an associate editor for The Tiferet Literary Journal. She is currently an interview columnist for Proximity Magazine’s TRUE blog. Her work has appeared in N Magazine, The New York Times, Brevity Magazine, Hippocampus Magazine, Punctuate, Mahon about Town, The Nantucket Chronicle, and others. She is the founder and director of The Cedar Ridge Writer’s Series, a one-day series of craft workshops in Bedminster, New Jersey. Ryder is currently writing a memoir about the death of her father seen through the lens of place and nature on her fifth-generation family farm.