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Jessica Smith and Tim Duffy

Jessica Smith is the author of numerous chapbooks including Trauma Mouth (Dusie 2015) and The Lover is Absent (above/ground press, 2017) and three full-length books of poetry, Organic Furniture Cellar (Outside Voices 2006), Life-List (Chax Press 2015), and How to Know the Flowers (Veliz Books 2019).

Tim Duffy is a poet, scholar, and teacher. His scholarly work has appeared in several journals and he is at work on an edited collection on Geography and the Renaissance epic as well as a study of anti-worldliness, geography, and devotion in the European Renaissance lyric. His poems have appeared in The Cortland Review, Bop Dead City, Open Letters Monthly, Entropy, and elsewhere. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, children, several fish, and the occasional houseplant and edits 8poems magazine.