On the Poets

Jeremy Michael Reed is a Ph.D. student in creative writing at the University of Tennessee. His poems are published or forthcoming in Public Pool, Still: The Journal, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and elsewhere, including the anthology Bright Bones: Contemporary Montana Writing. He lives in Knoxville, where he is the editor of Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts and co-directs The Only Tenn-I-See Reading Series. He can be found online at www.jeremymichaelreed.com.

Chelsea Wagenaar is the author of Mercy Spurs the Bone (Anhinga Press, 2015), selected by Philip Levine to win the 2013 Philip Levine Prize in poetry. She holds a Ph.D. in English Literature and creative writing from the University of North Texas. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Crazyhorse, Image, The Southern Review, and 32 Poems. She is a Lilly Fellow at Valparaiso University.

Jeffrey Galbraith is an assistant professor of English at Wheaton College. His poems have appeared in Southern Humanities Review, RHINO, Florida Review, and Senhnsucht.

J. T. Ledbetter is the author of Old and Lost Rivers (Lost Horse Press, 2012) and Underlying Premises (Lewis Clark Press, 2010). He grew up on the Great Plains and lives in California, where he is professor emeritus at California Lutheran University. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Southern Review, The Sewanee Review, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere.
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