Christopher Jane Corkery is a poet and lives in Concord, Massachusetts. Her first book, Blessing, was published by Princeton, and is available in a reprint edition from local bookstores or online. Her work has been published in journals such as Poetry, The Atlantic, Ploughshares, and Agni. Recent poems of hers have appeared in War and Literature: A Journal of the Arts and in Measure. Winner of an Ingram Merrill Foundation fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and a St. Botolph Foundation fellowship, she taught for many years at the College of the Holy Cross and in Harvard University’s Summer Writing Program.