Stacey Chase: is a poetry editor at The Café Review and the editor of this issue. An award – winning journalist, Chase has published in The Boston Globe Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Green Mountains Review, Newsweek, Poets & Writers, Vermont Life, and elsewhere. She was a contributor to the book Leap of the Heart: André Dubus Talking. Chase has been the Bernard J. O’Keefe Scholar at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, where she met Shahid, and the Judith Davidson Moyers Scholar at her alma mater, Middlebury College. She is currently at work on a book – length memoir.