blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Ed Skoog’s poems have appeared in Poetry, The New Republic, NO: a Journal of the Arts, Barrow Street, Willow Springs, The Literary Review, and other journals, and are forthcoming in New Orleans Review and Ploughshares. He has received scholarships from the Sewanee and Bread Loaf writers’ conferences. His chapbook Field Recordings was published by Seattle’s Lit Rag Press in 2003. A graduate of the MFA program at University of Montana and former fiction editor of Cutbank, he has taught at Tulane and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, but now lives in southern California, where he is chair of creative writing at Idyllwild Arts Academy.