Jared Stanley is a poet, writer and artist whose primary interest is in

> the intersection of lyric poetry, the history of landscape and land use,

> and the vernacular, ever shifting ground of English as it changes due to

> immigration, environment, and technology. He is the author of three

> collections of poetry, *Ears, The Weeds*, and* Book Made of Forest*,

> which won the 2009 Crashaw Prize for poetry. Stanley has received

> fellowships from the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of

> Art and the Nevada Arts Council. He lives in Reno.