Jake Skeets is Black Streak Wood, born for Water’s Edge. He is Diné and holds an MFA in Poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts. He is a winner of the 2018 “Discovery”/Boston Review Poetry Prize. His debut collection, Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers, was selected by Kathy Fagan as a winner of the 2018 Nationals Poetry Series. He currently teaches at Diné College in Tsaile, Arizona.