Elon G. (Jerry) Eidenier is the author of Sonnets to Eurydice and Draw Flame Catch Fire. He has received a fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center and his poem “Fervency of Flesh” won first place in the journal They Wrote Us a Poem IX. His work has appeared in various journals including Tar River Poetry, Icarus, Ruah, Rhino, Ekphrasis, The Virginia Quarterly, in anthologies, 27 Views of Hillsborough and In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare. His poems have been translated in Russian and Greek. He lives with his wife Betty, in Hillsborough, NC.