Philip Kenney writes and practices psychotherapy in Portland. His most recent book, The Writer’s Crucible: Meditations on Emotion, Being and Creativity, was a finalist for The Red City Review 2018 Non-Fiction Book of the Year. His work supports writers through the emotional vulnerabilities they face living a creative life. In 2018, his essay, The Rebirth of Masculinity: What We Can Learn From Harvey Weinstein and Co. was published in issue #7 of The Timberline Review. He is also the author of the novel, Radiance and a collection of poetry, Where Roses Grow. In the Spring of 2022, Philip's first book of haiku, Only This Step, will be published by Finishing Line Press.