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 Stand, Tar River Poetry, Blueline, Poetry East and other journals. He has recently published Their Own Society: Prose on Poetry, a collection of his reviews and essays. His biography of the poet Jean Garrigue is making the rounds among publishers. He lives in Jay, New York, with his wife, the fiction writer, Dorian Gossy.