Roger Mitchell is the author of 12 books of poetry, most recently Reason’s Dream (2018) and The One Good Bite in the Saw-Grass Plant (2010), poems written in The Everglades while on an AIRIE Fellowship. New work can be found in Tar River Poetry, Blueline, Poetry East and other journals. His work also appears in The Zoo of the New: Poems to Read Now, Ed. Don Patterson and Nick Laird, published in the Penguin Modern Classics Series. He is Poetry Editor of the ezine, Hamilton Stone Review and lives in Jay, New York, with his wife, the fiction writer, Dorian Gossy.