Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter says I don’t mind being in Hell. I understand
why I am here. It’s the constant wind chimes that bother
me, and the light, the terrifying clouds, and all the people
telling me I’m in Heaven.

Hugh Behm-Steinberg’s published work includes Shy Green Fields (No Tell Books) and Sorcery (Dusie Chapbook Kollektiv) as well as two different chapbooks titled Good Morning! (Deconstructed Artichoke Press and Dusie Chapbook Kollektiv). In 2012 his libretto for a children’s opera, The Clever Wife, commissioned by the Houston Grand Opera for its Opera to Go program, was performed in Houston area elementary schools. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow and NEA creative writing fellowship recipient, he teaches writing at California College of the Arts, where he edits the journal Eleven Eleven.