Jonathan Skinner

his poetry collections include With Naked Foot (Little Scratch Pad, 2008) and Political Cactus Poems (Palm Press, 2005).  He founded and edits the journal ecopoetics,, which features creative critical intersections between writing and ecology.  His most recent essay, “Thoughts on Things: Poetics of the Third Landscape,” appears in the )((eco (lang)(uage (reader)) (Portable Press at Yo yo Labs and Nightboat Books, 2010).  He teaches in the Environmental Studies Program at Bates College in Central Maine, where he makes his home.