Linda Jaffe earned her MFA in poetry from the University of San Francisco. Her particular interest is in the ephemeral and often fleeting nature of perception, and how we attempt to communicate these perceptions through language. She currently teaches writing through the OLLI program at Southern Oregon University.Her work has been published in Switchback, Generations, Bitterroot, LocusPoint, and Ursa Minor. Jaffe served as lead poetry editor for the inaugural issue of Ursa Minor at UC Berkeley. Her poems were also featured on the Wall of Miracles poetry installation at the University of Exeter, UK.