Jeannine Hall Gailey

Jeannine Hall Gailey is a poet with multiple sclerosis who served as the Second Poet Laureate of Redmond, Washington. She's the author of six books of poetry: Becoming the Villainess, She Returns to the Floating World, Unexplained Fevers, The Robot Scientist’s Daughter, Field Guide to the End of the World, winner of the Moon City Press Book Prize and the Elgin Award, and the most recent, Flare, Corona from BOA Editions. She has a B.S. in Biology and M.A. in English from the University of Cincinnati and an MFA from Pacific University. Her poems appeared in The American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, and Poetry; her essays have appeared in Salon and The Rumpus. Her web site is Twitter and Instagram: @webbish6.