Jeff Crandall received a BA in Creative Writing with an emphasis on poetry from the University of Washington in Seattle. His poetry has been published in journals across the country, including The Seattle Review, Cutbank, Cream City Review, and The Southern Poetry Review. In 1996 his
manuscript Clear Cut was a finalist in the prestigious National Poetry Series. In 1999 he won a King County Arts Commission Special Projects award for his first book of poems, The Grief Pool, published by Firestorm Press. He volunteers his time as an editor and president of the board for Floating Bridge Press in Seattle, which he helped found in 1994. He makes his living as an artist combining poetic text with glass.