I am the author of the forthcoming poetry collection Continental Breakfast, from Mason Jar Press. My chapbook, Uncle Harold's Maxwell House Haggadah, is out now from Etchings Press. I've been published (or have work forthcoming) in Barrelhouse, DIAGRAM, Mid-American Review, New Ohio Review, Hobart, Hobart (again), The Minnesota Review, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Atticus Review, Dressing Room Poetry Journal, TL;DR, More Than Sports Talk, Off the Coast, The Legendary, Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature, RipRap, The Cafe Review, and Flyover Country Review, where I was a featured author in November 2014. I hold an MA in English from John Carroll University, and an MFA from the University of Kansas. I own the Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kansas I was the masters-level recipient of the 2014 Midwest Association of Graduate Schools excellence in teaching award.