Jim McGarrah

poems, essays, and stories have appeared in many literary magazines over the past decade, most recently in After Shocks: Poems of Recovery, Bayou Magazine, The Café Review, Connecticut Review, Elixir Magazine, and North American Review. His play, Split Second Timing, received a Kennedy Center ACTF Award in 2001.  He is the author of two books of poetry; Running the Voodoo Down and When the Stars Go Dark; a memoir of the Vietnam War entitled, A Temporary Sort of Peace; and the novel, Going Postal.  He was a student of Jack Myers at Vermont College from 1999 2001, as well as a friend.