About the author:
Spencer Farmans is the author of three previous books of poetry, essays, and editor of two collections of short stories. His books include Thirty-Three Poems (2001), Statues and Trees (2006), and Is That What I Mean? (2012). He has taught literatureand writing since 1975. Since 1998 he has taught literature, composition, poetry and fiction at Moraine ValleyCommunity College in Palos Hills, Illinois. Spencer lives with his wife, Janet, in Downers Grove, Illinois.