Connection to Illinois: Goldsmith is from Rockford and is a professor at Rockford University. Biography: Jenna Goldsmith, a professor at Rockford University, is an accomplished and award-winning poet. She has recently won the Baltic Writing Residency Chapbook contest in 2022 and has had her poetry featured in publications such as Tilde and Belt Magazine. She was named the 2023-2024 Poet Laureate of Rockford, Illinois.
|Suppose the Room Just Got Brighter
ISBN: 164662422X OCLC: 1245417793 Finishing Line Press 2021 Set against the backdrop of the poet's new home in the Pacific Northwest, Suppose the room just got brighter provides a snapshot of the beginning and endings of two relationships, and how the meaning of these relationships cannot be disentangled from the unfamiliar landscape she inhabits.