Jody Gladding is a poet and translator.  She has published four full-length collections of poetry, and two letterpress edition chapbooks. Her work has appeared widely in journals, including Orion, Ecopoetics, Best American Experimental Writing, and Northern Woodlands. She has translated some thirty books from French, for which she has received numerous grants and prizes. She has taught in the MFA Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and is now directing the Writing Program at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT.  Her awards and honors include MacDowell and Stegner Fellowships, a Whiting Writers’ Award and Yale Younger Poets Prize.  Her work explores the places where language and landscape converge.