Jake Skeets is Black Streak Wood, born Water’s Edge. He is Diné and holds an MFA in Poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Waxwing, Yellow Medicine Review, and elsewhere. Jake is a winner of the 2018 Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Prize. He currently teaches at Diné College in Tsaile, Arizona. His first collection, Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers, was selected as a winner for the 2018 National Poetry Series by Kathy Fagan and is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions in 2019.