Jeffery Donaldson teaches poetry and poetics at McMaster University. He is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Slack Action (Porcupine’s Quill, 2013). His volume Palilalia was nominated for the Canadian Author’s Association poetry award in 2008. His popular blog Jeweller’s Eye offers audio-video reviews of single poems from new volumes of Canadian poetry. Echo Soundings: Essays on Poetry and Poetics was released in 2014 with Palimpsest Press.