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John Linstrom

John Linstrom is the author of the poetry collection To Leave for Our Own Country (Black Lawrence Press, 2024). He is a Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Climate Humanities and Social Justice at The Climate Museum in New York City, and he is also the Series Editor of The Liberty Hyde Bailey Library for Cornell University Press, which reintroduces the ecospheric writings of Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954) to twenty-first-century readers. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Northwest ReviewThe Christian CenturyNorth American Review, and elsewhere, and his editions of Bailey’s works include The Nature-Study Idea (Cornell UP, 2024), The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener’s Companion (coedited; Cornell UP, 2019), and The Holy Earth (Counterpoint, 2015). He holds an MFA in Creative Writing and Environment from Iowa State University and a PhD in English and American Literature from New York University. A child of small-town Michigan, he now lives with his wife and baby daughter in Queens.

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