Jeff McRae is a writer, drummer, and teacher. He earned an MA in Writing from the University of New Hampshire and an MFA in Poetry from Washington University in St. Louis. He was a 2017 Best New Poets nominee and included in Rattle’s 25th issue, “Tribute To the Best of Rattle”. Recent poems appear or are forthcoming in Aji Magazine, Salamander, Ascent, Cider Press Review, Midwest Quarterly, The American Journal of Poetry, Cloudbank, and elsewhere. He lives in Vermont.