Joel Chace is from Upstate New York and currently lives in New Jersey. He has published work in print and electronic magazines such as, The Tip of the Knife, Counterexample Poetics, OR, Country Music,Infinity's Kitchen, and Jacket. He has published more than a dozen print and electronic collections, most recently Sharpsburg, from Cy Gist Press, Blake's Tree, from Blue & Yellow Dog Press, Whole Cloth, from Avantacular Press and Red Power, from Quarter After Press. He is the winner of the first annual Persephone Press Book Award. For over a decade he served as Poetry Editor for the online experimental magazine 5_trope.