I am the Managing Director of the Sundog Poetry Center, as well as a writer, artist, and instructor, currently teaching creative writing and literature courses at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and art and English courses at the Vermont Commons School. I have previously taught at Champlain College, as well as the University of Iowa. I have an MFA in creative writing from Iowa and a BA in poetry and printmaking from the University of Vermont. My published books include: Walter Benjamin: Reimagined, MIT Press, The Highs and Lows of Shapeshift Ma and Big-Little Frank, Gold Wake Press, Tropicalia, Vagabond Press, Predator/Play, Ethel Press, Uranian Fruit, Honeybee Press, and Bitten by the Lantern Fly, forthcoming with Finishing Line Press. I have worked for The Iowa Review, McSweeney’s quarterly, The Believer, and The Lucky Peach. My work has been published in The New York Times, Poetry Northwest, The Iowa Review, The Green Mountain Review, Vice, Lithub, The Moscow Times, The Examined Life Journal, Gastronomica, Electric Lit, Edible magazine, Mount Island, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn.