Jeffrey Levine is the author of two books of poetry: Rumor of Cortez, nominated for a 2006 Los Angeles Times Literary Award in Poetry, and Mortal, Everlasting, which won the 2002 Transcontinental Poetry Prize. His third book, Jubilo, will be published in 2018. His many poetry prizes include the Larry Levis Prize from the Missouri Review, the James Hearst Poetry Prize, the Mississippi Review Poetry Prize, the Ekphrasis Poetry Prize, and the 2007 American Literary Review poetry prize. A graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, Levine is founder, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Tupelo Press, an award-winning independent literary press, now entering its 18th years, located in the historic Eclipse Mill, North Adams, MA. Formerly on the founding faculty of the Colrain Manuscript Conferences, he now runs the Tupelo Press Poetry Conferences with offerings annually at Truchas, New Mexico, in the Bay Area, at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, in Maine, and in New York City. For poets serious about their work, he offers manuscript reviews and mentoring.