About the Author
Grossberg's first book, Underwater Lengths in a Single Breath,
won the 2005 Snyder Prize and was published by Ashland Poetry Press in 2007. His poems have appeared widely in literary journals, including Paris Review, Southwest Review, Cincinnati Review, American Literary Review,
and others, and his awards include a Pushcart Prize as well as several literary arts grants. He previously taught at Antioch College in Ohio, where he purchased an old farmhouse on ten acres and planted the small Granny Smith orchard for which this book is named. He currently teaches creative writing and poetry at the University of Hartford.