is an American poet and writer. His poems range in concern
from the mystical to the political and from a contemplative tone
to one of collective exhortation. His first book of poems,
Body of the World, was a finalist for Foreword
Poetry Book of the Year and is available from Copper Canyon Press .
He is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing in the MFA program at Wichita State University and has received
a James Michener Fellowship, the Dobie Paisano Fellowship, and fellowship residencies from The Corporation of Yaddo, the Vermont Studio Center, and Djerassi. His work has appeared in
numerous publications, including The New Republic, Orion, AGNI Review, Michigan Quarterly, Cincinnati Review, and Poetry Daily. To
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