Hoyt Jacobs received his MFA in poetry and translation along with his MA in TESOL from Queens College, CUNY where he taught poetry and worked as an editor for Ozone Park Journal. Jacobs most recently worked as a reading and writing tutor at New York City College of Technology, and was a member of the Oh, Bernice! writing collective. In January of 2015, an avid cyclist, Jacobs was struck and killed by a truck in Long Island City. His work can be found in The Kenyon Review, Plume, Storyscape Journal, and other places. His posthumous volume of original poetry and translations Translating Requiem is forthcoming from Hanging Loose Press.