Frank H. Coons is a veterinarian and poet living in Colorado. His work has appeared in The Eleventh Muse, The Santa Fe Literary Review, Pilgrimage, Pacific Review, Pinyon, El Malpais, Fruita Pulp, Caesura, Quiet Diamonds, and elsewhere. In 2019 ne was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His first collection of poems, Finding Cassiopeia, was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award in 2013. His second collection, Counting the Dog Years, was released in 2016. Both books were published by Lithic Press.