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Preston H. Hood III
Photograph credit: Randy Wessels (2014)

Preston H. Hood III served in Vietnam with SEAL TEAM 2, (1970). His poems have appeared in various publications, including Salamander, Nimrod, Rattle, Michigan Quarterly Review and Prairie Schooner among others. His books include, A Chill I Understand, (2006) which was a Finalist in the 2012 Maine Literary Awards, and The Hallelujah of Listening, (2011), the 2012 Maine Literary Award Winner for Poetry. In 2018, his poem "Beauty Is a Cardinal" won the 27th Poet’s Seat Poetry Contest.

Editors note: Preston H. Hood III is featured, along with Doug Anderson and other veterans, in Federico Muchnik's film "Hunter in the Blackness". The film also includes poems by Preston H. Hood III and Doug Anderson, published in Revue LISA/LISA e-journal.

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