Jane Barnes has published over 80 poems and stories in Ploughshares, The River Styx, the Mass. Review and many others. A story stands in Copley Place, Boston, carved on a granite pillar. She lives in NYC where she was an adjunct English professor at Medgar Evers College, City College and NYU. She graduated from The Writing Program at Boston University with an MA. A fellow student happened to be Nicole (now) Jeffords, neighbor and writing buddy.