Jules Gibbs is the author of the book of poems, Bliss Crisis, published by The Sheep Meadow Press. She is the recipient of fellowships from Ucross Foundation, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and Willapa Bay Artist-in-Residence Program. She has taught literature and creative writing at Hamilton College, and currently teaches at Syracuse University. Gibbs is the poetry editor for The Progressive Magazine, and she is a long-time board member of Punto de Contacto Gallery, where she curates the Cruel April reading series. She currently serves as vice president for the Adjuncts United teachers’ union, representing part-time faculty.