Jonathan Skinner is a poet, translator and critic, as well as editor of the journal ecopoetics. Skinner recently completed his Ph.D. in English at SUNY Buffalo, with a dissertation on ecology and twentieth-century innovative poetry and poetics. His first full-length poetry collection, Political Cactus Poems, appeared this year with Palm Press. Janine Pommy Vega is the author of over twelve books and chapbooks since 1968. Her two latest collections are Mad Dogs of Trieste and The Green Piano. Vega has worked as an educator in schools through various arts in education programs and in prisons through the Incisions/Arts organization.
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