Quinn Bailey is a poet, naturalist, and wildlife tracker who for the last seven years has been helping people find a deeper connection to the natural world through ancestral skills such as bird language, wilderness living and cultural mentoring. Growing up between Orcas Island, Washington and Big Sur, California, he discovered a strong sense of belonging and curiosity about the natural world and feels most at home wandering the wooded hills and rocky shores surrounding the Salish Sea where he now lives.
Quinn’s work has appeared in numerous publications including The Wayfarer, Deep Wild, and Big Sky Journal. his first collection of poetry, The Currents of the World, was named as a winner in Homebound Publications poetry prize, and was featured at the Orcas Lit Fest in 2023.
Quinn is an instructor at the Guild's Wonder Camp, summer 2023
Olga, Washington, United States