Rachel Dacus’ most recent book is Gods of Water and Air, a collection of poems, essays, and a short play. It follows two previous poetry collections: Earth Lessons and Femme au Chapeau. Her poetry, fiction, book reviews, and essays have appeared in Atlanta Review, Boulevard, Drunken Boat, The Pedestal, and Prairie Schooner, among many other journals and anthologies. She has just completed a novel involving the great Baroque sculptor Gianlorenzo Bernini. She blogs at Rocket Kids. More at: racheldacus.net.