Rodney Jack served as a yeoman in the United
States Navy before earning an MFA from Warren Wilson College, where
he was a Holden Minority Scholar. He has also been a Peter Mayer
Scholar at the Sewanee Writers' Conference, and received a writer's
grant from the PEN American Center. Over the past decade his work
has appeared in numerous magazines, including Poetry, which
awarded him the Eunice Tietjens Memorial Prize.
Photo by Jim Peters