Bryan Walpert’s poems have appeared in such publications as AGNI, Crab Orchard Review, Gulf Coast, New Zealand Listener, Poet Lore, and Tar River Poetry. He has an MFA from University of Maryland-College Park, a PhD from University of Denver and won the 2007 James Wright Poetry Award from the Mid-American Review. He won the 2007 New Zealand Poetry Society International Poetry Competition, is poetry editor of Bravado and winner of a National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award for teaching creative writing in New Zealand. He is a senior lecturer in the School of English and Media Studies at Massey University in Palmerston North. Visit his web site.