Kent Leatham’s poems and translations have appeared in dozens of journals in the U.S. and abroad, including Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Fence, Able Muse, and Poetry Quarterly, as well as in two forthcoming anthologies of COVID-19 literature from Iō Literary Journal and Fearsome Critters. He received an MFA from Emerson College and a BA from Pacific Lutheran University. He currently teaches writing at California State University Monterey Bay.