Jonathan Harrington has lived off the grid for twenty years in an 18th century hacienda that he restored himself in rural Yucatán, México where he writes and translates poetry. He has been an invited reader at the International Poetry Festival in Havana, Cuba, Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico, Austin Texas and many other venues. A graduate of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has published five chapbooks: The Traffic of Our Lives (winner of the Ledge Press Poetry Prize published in 2014), Handcuffed to the Jukebox, Aqui/Here (bilingual) Yesterday, A Long Time Ago, , Rastro de papeles, His translations of Mayan poetry have appeared in World Literature Today, Visions International, The Dirty Goat, International Poetry Review, Loch Raven Review and elsewhere. In addition to poetry, he has edited an anthology of short stories: New Visions: Fiction by Florida Writers, authored a collection of essays, Tropical Son: Essays on the Nature of Florida, and has published five novels: The Death of Cousin Rose, The Second Sorrowful Mystery, A Great Day for Dying,Saint Valentine’s Diamond and Death on the Southwest Chief. Jonathan has published poetry in Poetry East, The Texas Review, Main Street Rag, Slant, Manhattan Times, Aries, Studio, In Other Words: Merida, Morbo, Common Ground, Iodine Poetry Review, Nebo, The Taylor Trust, Ancient Paths, Pebble Lake Review,Blueline, The Shop,The Lantern Review,Poetry Motel, Brobdingnagian Times, Diamond Poetry Review, The Response of Poetry, Knowing Stones, Pandaloon, Pirate Writings, Epitaph,Pleiades, English Journal, Without Halos, Fiction Quarterly, Polyphony, South Florida Poetry Review, Brushing, Green River Review, Zelo, Pencil Press Quarterly, Kentucky Poetry Review, Black Bear Review, Anemone, Skylight, The Spectator, Crocodile Tears, Poetry Ireland Review, Epiphany, Pavement and many other journals worldwide.