Jay Rogoff

Jay Rogoff has published four books of poems, most recently The Long Fault (LSU, 2008) and The Art of Gravity (LSU, 2011). His new collection, Venera, will appear from LSU Press in 2014. “A Mess of Shadows for Their Meat” comes from his booklength sequence Enamel Eyes, a historical fantasia involving the Franco-Prussian War, the siege of Paris, and the ballet Coppélia. He lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, where he teaches at Skidmore College.