Jernigan and Jones celebrate the vitality and diversity of poetry inspired by, or in conversation with, myth. Looking back to the early 20th century and forward to the contemporary, Earth and Heaven gathers voices and stories as it moves through "four ages" of mythic history. This collection tells a story of its own about the stories we tell each other.
Featuring poems by:
is the author of two books of poems, Groundwork (Biblioasis, 2011) and All the Daylight Hours (Cormorant, 2013), and of the prose work Living in the Orchard: The Poetry of Peter Sanger (Frog Hollow, 2014). She edited The Essential Richard Outram (Porcupine's Quill, 2011), and is currently at work on a critical edition of Outram's poems. She lives in Hamilton, Ontario, with her family.
is the author of Nothing Fell Today But Rain (Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2003), a finalist for the Governor-General's Literary Award for Poetry, and Paralogues (Carcanet, 2012). He co-edited the anthology Modern Canadian Poets (Carcanet 2010). He lives in Manchester, UK, with his family.