Jody Gladding is a poet and translator. She has published three full-length collections of poetry, and two letterpress edition chapbooks. Her work has appeared widely in magazines, including Orion, Ecopoetics, Poetry Magazine, and Northern Woodlands. She has translated nearly thirty books from French, for which she has received numerous grants and prizes. She has taught in various writing programs, until recently at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and now in the low-residency MFA program in poetry and translation at Drew University. Her awards and honors include MacDowell and Stegner Fellowships, a Whiting Writers’ Award and Yale Younger Poets Prize. Her work explores the places where language and landscape converge.