“This One Leaf”
Sunday, 9 March 2014
Click here to read “This One Leaf” by Jed Myers.
Jed Myers lives in Seattle, Washington, where he is a psychiatrist and a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Washington. He received an MD from Case Western Reserve University after completing a degree in English with an emphasis in creative writing at Tufts University. His work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Atlanta Review, Crab Creek Review, Nimrod International Journal, and Southern Indiana Review, as well as The Journal of the American Medical Association. Both a chapbook and a full-length collection are forthcoming: The Nameless (Finishing Line Press) and Watching the Perseids (Sacramento Poetry Center Press). He has hosted numerous poetry and music-and-poetry events, including the NorthEndForum in Seattle, and he is a member of Band of Poets, an ensemble that weaves together music and poetry. He also participates regularly in community discussions about poetry and medicine.