George Eklund is Professor Emeritus at Morehead State University. His poems and translations have appeared in The American Poetry Review, the North American Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Crazyhorse, The Iowa Review, The New Ohio Review, New York Quarterly, The Massachusetts Review, and Conduit, among others. His full length collections include Each Breath I Cannot Hold (Wind Publications, 2011) and The Island Blade (ABZ Press, 2011). Finishing Line Press published his chapbook, Wanting To Be An Element, in 2012. Eklund’s bilingual collection of poems, In the Arms of the Fog (En los brazos de la niebla), is due out from Ediciones Simiente of Morelos, Mexico. His new chapbook, Altar, is in production at Finishing Line Press and will appear in early 2019. Eklund is an Al Smith Fellow in Poetry from the Kentucky Arts Council.