Jane Lin is a poet and a software engineer for an environmental consulting company in Los Alamos. She is a Kundiman fellow. Her first book, Day of Clean Brightness, is forthcoming from 3: A Taos Press.
James Thomas Stevens, Aronhió:ta's, was born in Niagara Falls, New York in 1966. He attended the Institute of American Indian Arts and The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa, and received his MFA from Brown University. Stevens, recipient of a 2000 Whiting Award, is the author of A Bridge Dead in the Water, Combing the Snakes from His Hair, Bulle/Chimère, Mohawk/Samoa:Transmigrations with Caroline Sinavaiana, Of Kingdoms and Kangaroo with Nicolas Destino and (dis)Orient. He is a member of the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation and teaches Creative Writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Stevens lives in Can?oncito, New Mexico.