Marty Cain is a poet originally from Vermont. He is the author of three collections of poetry and hybrid writing, the most recent of which is The Prelude (Action Books, 2023). Individual works appear in Fence, Poetry Daily, Best American Experimental Writing, Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA from the University of Mississippi and a PhD from Cornell University, where he is currently a postdoctoral fellow studying rural poetic community. He lives in Ithaca, New York where he co-edits Garden-Door Press.