Nikki Roszko is a poet, writer and activist who lives in Portland, OR. Publications include Trading Futures, winner of the 2003 Annual Chapbook Award for Slipstream Press and numerous articles in the Philadelphia Weekly. From 2001-2004, Roszko was a contributing writer for the Philadelphia CityPaper writing reviews about arts and culture. She has also written music and art features for whenthesunhits.com, The Process Records and Inliquid.com. She authors beverage blog Gin Soaked Blog as well as the mental health blog Eccentric States.