Ginger Gaffney received her MFA in Creative Writing from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico earning top honor in Creative Non-fiction. Her new book, Half-Broke, about her work with the residents and horses at a prison alternative ranch, will be published by W.W. Norton. Her writing has appeared in Tin House, The Utne Reader, Witness Magazine, and other literary publications. She has received writing fellowships from Writers at Work, Corporeal Writing, and Tin House, as well as a writer’s residency from Writing X Writers. Ginger has lived and worked as a horse trainer in northern New Mexico for over twenty years.