Jeff Hardin is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Small Revolution and No Other Kind of World (recipient of the X. J. Kennedy Prize). His sixth collection, A Clearing Space in the Middle of Being, is forthcoming in fall 2019. Recent and forthcoming poems appear in The Southern Review, North American Review, Southern Poetry Review, Hotel Amerika, Quiddity, Ruminate, The Laurel Review, and elsewhere. He lives on five acres in TN and writes daily at dawn. Visit his website.