Jacqueline Marcus' second collection of poems, Summer Rains, was recently published at Iris Press. Her first book of poems, Close to the Shore, was published by Michigan State University Press. Her essays/poems have been published at the Kenyon Review, North American Review, Antioch Review, and more. Her selected essays on the oil industry, Man Cannot Live on Oil Alone/Time to end our dependency on oil before it ends us is available at Amazon Kindle Books. She taught philosophy for 20 years at Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, California, and is the editor of ForPoetry.com EnvironmentalPress. She is a contributing guest writer for BuzzFlash at Truthout.