Kim Jacobs-Beck is a second-year student in Miami University's low-residency MFA program. She also serves as Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of English at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College. She holds a PhD from Miami University in British Romantic Literature. Two of her poems were recently nominated for Best of the Net by Apple Valley Review. Her work appears at Apple Valley Review, "Love & Ensuing Madness" at Rat's Ass Review, Thank You for Swallowing, NILVX, Muddy River Poetry Review, and Bright Sleep.