Michael Broek is the author of two chapbooks – The Logic of Yoo (Beloit Poetry Journal) and The Amputation Artist (Emerge Literary Journal). His poems have been published in The American Poetry Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Blackbird, Connotation Press, Drunken Boat, Exit Strata, Fourteen Hills, The Great River Review, Literary Imagination, The Literary Review, and elsewhere in print and online. He has held a scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writers Conference and a Poetry Fellowship from the NJ State Arts Council. He holds a PhD from the University of Essex (England) and edits the online poetry journal Mead Magazine. www.meadmagazine.org.