Luke Hathaway (he/him) is a poet, editor, essayist, librettist, and play-maker, who teaches creative writing and English literature at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax; until September of 2020 he was Amanda Jernigan (she/her), and as Amanda published three books of poems — Groundwork, All the Daylight Hours, and Years, Months, and Days, the last of these named a best book of the year in The New York Times. His latest book (published under the name A.H. Jernigan) is the long poem New Year Letter (Baseline Press, 2020).