Jared Stanley

is the author of two books of poetry, Book Made of Forest (winner of the Crashaw Prize) and The Weeds. He frequently collaborates with visual artists and is a member of the interdisciplinary public art group Unmanned Minerals, whose work explores how language mediates landscape. Co- recipient of the 2015 Nevada Arts Council Artists Fellowship Award for literary arts, Jared teaches at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nevada, where he co-directs the SNC Poetry Center.