Gary Margolis is the executive director of College Mental Health Services and associate professor of English and American Literatures at Middlebury College. A former Robert Frost Fellow and staff member at Bread Loaf, he has also taught at the University of Vermont and Tennessee Writers' Conferences. His poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, the New England Review, and Poetry, among others. His most recent book is Fire in the Orchard. He is on the board of the Vermont Humanities Council and first recipient of the St. Michael's College Clinical Psychology Sam Dietzel Award for mental health practice in Vermont.