Jeremy Dae Paden was born in Italy and raised in Central America and the Caribbean. He received his PhD in Spanish from Emory University. He is the author of one chapbook, Broken Tulips, put out by Accents Publishing. His poems have appeared in such places as the Atlanta Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Cortland Review, Louisville Review, Naugatuck River Review, and Rattle, among other journals and anthologies. He is an associate professor of Spanish and Latin American literature at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky.