Jake Bailey is an independent scholar and poet. He has work published or forthcoming in The American Journal of Poetry, Diode Poetry Journal, Palette Poetry, Tar River Poetry, and elsewhere. Jake received his MA in English from Northwest Missouri State University and his MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles.
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