Jennifer Barber is the 2015 winner of The Word Works Tenth Gate Prize for her poetry manuscript Works on Paper, to be published in 2016. She is the author of Given Away, Rigging the Wind, and Vendaval. She teaches in the English Department at Suffolk University in Boston, where she also edits the literary journal Salamander, now in its twenty-third year. Her recent poems have appeared in Poetry and Pangyrus, and this year she completed a translation of Ici en exil by French poet Emmanuel Merle. Translations from the book are forthcoming in the Massachusetts Review, Metamorphoses, Modern Poetry in Translation, and Upstreet.
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In this issue of Ibbetson Street you will experience poetry by such fine poets as Jared Smith, Brendan Galvin, Jennifer Barber, Kathleen Spivack, Marge Piercy, Linda Conte, and many more.